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2017

Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
December 13, 2017 Christie Administration Helps Newark and Essex County Officials Mark Completion of Third Phase of Riverfront Park Project (17/P122)
December 12, 2017 Commissioner Martin and DEP Staff Deliver Gifts for Children to the Salvation Army in Trenton as Part of Governor Christies Season of Service Campaign (17/P121)
December 11, 2017 Christie Administration Honors 10 Winners at Annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program in Trenton (17/P120)
December 11, 2017 DEP Seeks Public Comment on Major Update to State Wildlife Action Plan (17/P119)
December 11, 2017 Christie Administration Marks 500th Blue Acres Demolition with Removal of House Along Delaware Bay (17/P118)
December 10, 2017 Division Of Fish And Wildlife Announces Four Day Extension of Bear Harvest;Hunting Activities to Resume December 13 through 16 (17/P117)
December 5, 2017 DEP and NJDOT Announce $9.5 Million Grant Program to Improve Air Quality Through Projects Reducing Mobile-Source Emissions (17/P116)
December 5, 2017 DEP Awards $18.4 Million Contract to Repair Southern LBI Beaches and Dunes Using Sand Dredged From Little Egg Inlet (17/P115)
December 1, 2017 Popular Annual Victorian Christmas, Holiday Open House Events Scheduled at Ringwood State Park in Passaic County (17/P114)
December 1, 2017 Christie Administration Awards $14.3 Million in Grants to Enhance Local Recycling Efforts (17/P113)
December 1, 2017 Allaire State Park Gets in Holiday Spirit with Annual Programs (17/P112)
November 30, 2017 Public Invited to View New Lighting for Twin Lights Historic Site Up Close this Sunday, December 3 (17/P111)
November 27, 2017 New Jersey Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact Effective December 1 (17/P110)
November 16, 2017 DEP Launches Trail Tracker Smart Device Tool to Enhance Visits to State Parks and Forestss (17/P109)
November 14, 2017 DEP Encourages Participation in America Recycles Day Events to Help Boost New Jersey Recycling Rates (17/P108)
November 3, 2017 More Than 50 DEP Employees Participate in Volunteer Event to Prepare Community Gardens in Elizabeth for Spring 2018 Plantings (17/P107)
November 2, 2017 Department of Environmental Protection Honors Recycling Leaders, Innovators at Annual Awards Luncheon (17/P106)
November 1, 2017 Department of Environmental Protection Seeks Proposals to Bring New Food Vendors, Concessions to Liberty State Park (17/P105)
November 1, 2017 Christie Administration Takes Action to Enhance Protection of New Jersey’s Drinking Water (17/P104)
October 30, 2017 Spring and Summer Surveys Show Strong Rebound of American Shad in the Delaware River (17/P103)
October 30, 2017 DEP Receives Prestigious Planning Award for Outreach Efforts Helping Communities With Innovative Resilience Strategies (17/P102)
October 25, 2017 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Releases $230 Million for Hudson River Flood-resilience Project (17/P101)
October 25, 2017 New Jersey Among Top Five States for Tree City USA Communities (17/P100)
October 20, 2017 DEP’s Urban and Community Forestry Program Announces 2017 Green Communities Achievement Awards (17/P99)
October 16, 2017 New Jersey State Parks to Offer Tricks, Treats and Fun for All Ages to Celebrate Halloween (17/P98)
October 12, 2017 Batsto Village to Host Annual Country Living Fair on October 15 (17/P97)
October 11, 2017 New Jersey’s Wildlife Management Area System Reaches 350,000-acre Mark During Division of Fish and Wildlife’s 125th Anniversary (17/P96)
October 10, 2017 Division of Fish and Wildlife Urges Motorists to Be Alert to Deer as Mating Season Gets Under Way and Days Get Shorter (17/P95)
October 5, 2017 Fall Trout Season Gets Under Way with Statewide Stocking Starting Tuesday, October 10 (17/P94)
October 5, 2017 Black Bear Archery and Muzzle-loading Rifle Season Segment to Be Held Next Week in Northwestern and West-central New Jersey (17/P93)
October 4, 2017 Governor Christie Provides Phase II Action Plan And $20 Million To Enhance Barnegat Bay Protection Initiatives (Governor’s Office News Release)
October 3, 2017 23rd Annual Fall Forestry Festival to Be Held Sat. October 7th (17/P92)
September 22, 2017 DEP, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Break Ground September 22 on Project to Daylight Portion of Assunpink Creek in Trenton (17/P91)
September 21, 2017 Sacrifices of U.S. Troops to Be Honored During Historic Soldiers Weekend Activities at Fort Mott State Park in Salem County (17/P90)
September 14, 2017 Traditional Harvest Songs Mark the Turning of the Seasons at Historic Site in Somerville, Somerset County, on Sept. 30 (17/P89)
September 13, 2017 Christie Administration Awards Perth Amboy $7.1 Million to Transform Former Scrap Yard on Raritan River Into Community Open Space (17/P88)
September 8, 2017 Island Beach State Park to Host 20th Annual Beach Plum Festival on Sunday, September 10 (17/P87)
September 6, 2017 Eighth Annual Wild Outdoor Expo Returns September 9-10 (17/P86)
September 5, 2017 Island Beach State Park to Have Lifeguards on Duty Every Weekend Through October 1 (17/P85)
August 28, 2017 DEP Announces Response Strategy for Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms, Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Suspected Incidences (17/P84)
August 24, 2017 Christie Administration Announces Almost $400,000 in State Urban and Community Forestry Grants (17/P83)
August 16, 2017 Christie Administration Reasserts Opposition to Industrialization of the Jersey Shore (17/P82)
August 15, 2017 DEP Lifts Drought Warning in Hunterdon & Somerset Counties Ending Year-long Statewide Drought Designation (17/P81)
August 14, 2017 Christie Administration Marks 600th Blue Acres Purchase with Acquisition of New Milford Home (17/P80)
August 10, 2017 Harvest the Bay Day Returns Saturday to Island Beach State Park (17/P79)
August 10, 2017 DEP and Partners Launch Removal of Millstone River’s Weston Mill Dam to Benefit Fish, Ecology and Recreational Safety (17/P78)
August 4, 2017 DEP Promotes Campaign Asking Two Rivers Area Residents to Help Identify Properties as Part of Flood Resiliency Planning (17/P77)
July 27, 2017 Christie Administration Distributes 20,000 Free Hooks to Help Educate Recreational Anglers on Protecting Summer Flounder (17/P76)
July 25, 2017 Christie Administration Accepting Nominations for Annual Recycling Awards Program (17/P75)
July 24, 2017 Christie Administration Preserves Cumberland County’s Sheppards Mill Property in $1.26 Million Deal (17/P74)
July 11, 2017 NOAA Affirms New Jersey’s Current-season Summer Flounder Length and Bag Limits (17/P73)
July 6, 2017 New Jersey State Park Service to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on Monday, July 10 (17/P72)
July 3, 2017 All Municipal, County, Federal and Privately Operated Lifeguarded Beaches in New Jersey Are Open for Swimming (17/P71)
June 29, 2017 Division of Fish and Wildlife Offers New Outdoor-recreation Skills Program Geared Toward Women and Families (17/P70)
June 28, 2017 New Jersey’s Contaminated-site Cleanup Program Hits Milestone (17/P69)
June 23, 2017 DEP Offers Tips for Boating with Caution Through Ecologically Sensitive Areas of Barnegat Bay (17/P68)
June 21, 2017 Christie Administration Announces Applications Now Available for 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program (17/P67)
June 19, 2017 DEP Announces Garden State Preservation Trust Approval of Nearly $81 Million for Green Acres Projects (17/P66)
June 15, 2017 American Shad Return to Musconetcong River in Hunterdon and Warren Counties after More than a Century (17/P65)
June 14, 2017 Christie Administration Publishes Comprehensive Guide on How to Protect and Grow Declining Monarch Butterfly Population (17/P64)
June 13, 2017 Christie Administration Continues Capital City Investments with Groundbreaking of Picnic Grove, Enhanced Playground at Trenton Historic Park (17/P63)
June 13, 2017 Monmouth Battlefield to Come Alive with Sights and Sounds of Revolutionary War During Annual Reenactment (17/P62)
June 12, 2017 DEP Launches Project to Encapsulate 1970s-era Landfill in Heavily Traveled Transportation Hub in Kearny (17/P61)
June 8, 2017 DEP to Celebrate National Marina Day with June 10 Ribbon Cutting for New Office at Leonardo State Marina in Monmouth County (17/P60)
June 8, 2017 Department of Environmental Protection Prepares for Mosquito Season with Increased Insect Monitoring and Testing (17/P59)
June 7, 2017 Commissioner Martin Leads Thousands of Volunteers in Eighth Barnegat Bay Blitz (17/P58)
June 6, 2017 DEP, Montclair State University Resume Study of Clinging Jellyfish in Monmouth and Ocean County Rivers and Bays (17/P57)
June 6, 2017 Christie Administration Awards $20.2 Million in Clean Communities Grants to Municipalities and Counties (17/P56)
June 1, 2017 Re-enactment of Pivotal Skirmish During American Revolution Set for Saturday, June 3 at Indian King Tavern in Haddonfield (17/P55)
May 31, 2017 Christie Administration Annnounces June 3rd as National Trails Day in New Jersey (17/P54)
May 31, 2017 DEP, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Begin Northern Ocean County Beach Replenishment Work at Ortley Beach in Toms River (17/P53)
May 30, 2017 Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Annual Open House at Pequest Trout Hatchery Scheduled for June 3 and 4 in Warren County (17/P52)
May 25, 2017 Christie Administration Announces 2nd Annual Statewide Youth Fishing Challenge and Free Fishing Day Set for Saturday, June 10 (17/P51)
May 24, 2017 New Jersey Summer Flounder Season to Start on Thursday, May 25 with 18-inch Minimum Size Intact (17/P50)
May 24, 2017 Christie Administration Kicks Off Shore Tourism Season at State of the Shore Event in Long Branch (17/P49)
May 19, 2017 Christie Administration Dedicates New Marine Research Vessel to Former DEP Commissioner Robert C. Shinn Jr. (17/P48)
May 16, 2017 26th Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Set for Sunday, May 21 at Island Beach State Park (17/P47)
May 16, 2017 DEP Teams with City of Trenton for Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 3 (17/P46)
May 15, 2017 Island Beach State Park to Host Annual Ocean Fun Day on Saturday, May 20 (17/P45)
May 12, 2017 Christie Administration Recognizes 27th Annual New Jersey Historic Preservation Award Winners (17/P44)
May 11, 2017 Annual Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair Canceled Due to Forecasted Heavy Rains on Saturday (17/P43)
May 10, 2017 New Jersey, Delaware Team Up to Deploy Famed Zuni/Tamaroa as Part of Artificial Reef Site Comprised of Former Military Ships (17/P42)
May 10, 2017 Christie Administration Celebrates New Jersey’s Rich Past During Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair This Saturday (17/P41)
May 2, 2017 DEP, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announce Launch of Beach and Dune Project for Atlantic County’s Absecon Island (17/P40)
May 2, 2017 Life During Great War to Be Highlighted at Fort Mott State Park (17/P39)
May 1, 2017 Christie Administration Designates May 1-5 Air Quality Awareness Week in New Jersey (17/P38)
April 28, 2017 Christie Administration Celebrates Arbor Day at Ceremony Honoring Camden’s Urban Airshed Reforestation Program (17/P37)
April 27, 2017 DEP Secures Army Corps Permits to Build New Artificial Reefs (17/P36)
April 26, 2017 Blues Festival Coming to Fields at Waterloo May 20-21 (17/P35)
April 17, 2017 DEP Staff Participates in Volunteer Day Event Preparing Community Gardens in City of Elizabeth for Planting (17/P34)
April 13, 2017 New Jersey Forest Fire Service Urges Caution With Start to Wildfire Season (17/P33)
April 12, 2017 Commissioner Martin Lifts Drought Warning and Watch Advisories for Most of New Jersey (17/P32)
April 10, 2017 DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife Offer Tips to Help Reduce Encounters With Black Bears (17/P31)
April 6, 2017 Christie Administration Makes $40 Million in Low-interest Loans Available for Projects Improving Dam Safety (17/P30)
April 4, 2017 Christie Administration to Provide 112,500 Free Tree Seedlings to Municipalities for Distribution to Residents (17/P29)
April 4, 2017 New Jersey’s Trout Season Gets Under Way This Saturday, April 8 (17/P28)
March 31, 2017 “Don’t Waste Our Open Space” Illegal Dumping Crackdowns Continue as Program Marks Completion of Third Year (17/P27)
March 29, 2017 New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife Releases Bobcat Rehabilitated from Vehicle Strike Into the Wild (17/P26)
March 28, 2017 New Jersey Files Formal Appeal of Summer Flounder Quota Reductions (17/P25)
March 27, 2017 Open House at Pequest Trout Hatchery in Warren County Postponed Due to Lingering Snow Cover (17/P24)
March 22, 2017 DEP, Department of Agriculture Extend Allowance of Controlled Open Burns to Protect Crops From Frost Threats (17/P23)
March 22, 2017 Christie Administration Seeking Applications for Projects to Improve Water Quality (17/P22)
March 20, 2017 Annual Planting of Dune Grass Is Scheduled Saturday, March 25 at Island Beach State Park in Ocean County (17/P21)
March 17, 2017 Northern Ocean County Beach Project to Start at Vulnerable Ortley Beach (17/P20)
March 16, 2017 State-local Partnership Eliminates Significant Source of Wastewater Pollution to Monmouth County’s Shark River (17/P19)
March 15, 2017 $88 Million Christie Administration Loan Spurs Flood Resiliency Project for MCUA’s Sayreville Pump Station (17/P18)
March 13, 2017 DEP Issues Guidelines for Local Governments on Proper Snow Removal, Ahead of Upcoming Storm (17/P17)
March 10, 2017 DEP, Department of Agriculture Team Up to Allow Farmers to Protect Flowering Crops Against Deep Freeze This Weekend (17/P16)
March 9, 2017 DEP Preparing Plans to Dredge Boat Channel for Little Egg Inlet (17/P15)
March 8, 2017 Christie Administration Marks 125th Anniversary of New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (17/P14)
March 6, 2017 State Park Service Launches Pilot Project to Protect Intermittent Ponds in Wharton State Forest from Off-road Vehicle Damage (17/P13)
March 2, 2017 Christie Administration Petitions New U.S. Commerce Secretary to Put Hold on Cuts to Summer Flounder Recreational Fishing (17/P12)
March 1, 2017 Eagle, Osprey Populations Continue to Climb to Record Highs (17/P11)
February 27, 2017 Benchmark U.S. Geological Survey Study Shows Water Quality Improving in New Jersey (17/P10)
February 13, 2017 New Jersey State Forest Fire Seasonal Prescribed Burning Program Is Under Way (17/P9)
February 03, 2017 DEP Wins International Award for Mobile App That Lets Public Report Non-emergency Environmental Incidents (17/P8)
January 31, 2017 Christie Administration Preserves Delaware Bay Wetlands in Cumberland County (17/P7)
January 27, 2017 Commissioner Martin Joins Fishing Interests in Rally to Oppose Proposed Cuts to Summer Flounder Recreational Harvest (17/P6)
January 11, 2017 DEP Preserves Important Site Near Paterson Great Falls (17/P5)
January 11, 2017 Christie Administration Announces Award of Contract for Construction of Northern Ocean County Beaches and Dunes (17/P4)
January 10, 2017 Administration Approves Plan to Remove Low-level Radioactive Slag From Shieldalloy Site in Newfield, Gloucester County (17/P3)
January 5, 2017 High Point State Park in Sussex County Offers Slate of Outdoor Family Friendly Programming Throughout January (17/P2)
January 5, 2017 Christie Administration Awards $14.3 Million in Recycling Grants to Promote Local Recycling Efforts (17/P1)
 

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