Opinion: Why won’t the state Legislature protect the birds of Caven Point?

Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

MIKE KELLY / NORTHJERSEY.COM – Caven Point in Jersey City will never win awards for beautiful architecture. But that’s the way it’s supposed to be.

The 22-acre parcel of sand, reeds, wild grass and trees along the waterfront in Jersey City’s Liberty State Park was meant to be left in its natural state. The idea was to send an ironic and iconic signal to the harsh urban landscape of New Jersey — and, across the harbor, to New York City — that it’s actually possible to preserve a piece of natural beauty  in spite of all the encroaching steel and concrete that covers so much ground in this region and the billions of investment dollars that support it.

But Caven Point’s environs may soon be destroyed …

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