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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Coast & Ocean

snowy owl

Snowy owl hotspot in N.J. at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

ELIZABETH FLETCHER / PHILLY.COM - The Snowy Owl sat silently in the marsh grass, its arctic white feathers fluffed up in the brisk winter wind, serenely observing us [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse, Delaware Bay, NJ

East Point Lighthouse gets help combating erosion from nor’easters

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The historic East Point Lighthouse is getting substantial help from U.S. Silica and the township [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

Rare nor’easter double punch raises erosion fears at Shore

AMANDA HOOVER / NJ.COM - A nor'easter predicted to hit just days after a similar storm brought high winds and coastal flooding could spell erosion trouble for New Jersey beaches [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Needs of birds, wants of drivers collide on unspoiled beach

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey's plan to protect threatened shorebirds by taking control of who can drive on a stretch of pristine beach [go to article]
Ryan Zinke

Don’t expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Don't expect to see oil rigs off the Jersey Shore. That was the message the state's Republican lawmakers walked away with following [go to article]
Red Knot banding, New Jersey wildlife

Delaware Bay’s crabs contributing to dip in already threatened red knot population

IRINA ZHOROV / WHYY - Decades-long changes in the Delaware Bay region may be contributing to the declining numbers of a medium-sized  shorebird [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

NJ is united against offshore drilling, but will it matter?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Nobody around here seems to want offshore oil exploration near New Jersey's coasts, but it remains to be seen if the Trump [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

In New Jersey, opponents of offshore drilling gear up for a fight

SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Jim Lovgren is a third-generation fisherman and captains the Shadowfax. At the Fisherman’s Coop in Point Pleasant [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Denied mic, foes of offshore drilling plan hold rallies

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - With giant inflatable whales, signs that read "Drilling Is Killing," and chants of "Where's our meeting?," opponents [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Making the public welcome on New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Legislature is once again trying to guarantee the public's access to beaches and waterfronts in New Jersey [go to article]

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