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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Coast & Ocean

Oysters, NJ environment news

Oyster populations could be restored in New York, if only people would stop poaching...

H. CLAIRE BROWN / NEW FOOD ECONOMY - “Americans have a passion for oysters, which they eat at all hours, even in the streets,” wrote Moreau de St. Mery [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Does the Jersey Shore need a regional coastal commission?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The idea of establishing a regional coastal commission to help the Jersey Shore adapt and plan to deal with climate change and rising sea levels [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Bill to ban drilling off NJ coast on Murphy’s Desk

DANIEL NEE / SHOREBEAT - A bill that would make an end-run around federal plans to open up the Atlantic Ocean off New Jersey to oil exploration and drilling [go to article]
Marsh, North Wldwood, New Jersey

Rising waters, falling marsh: Can humans protect wetlands?

BILL BARLOW / CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - From the Garden State Parkway to Cape May County’s heavily developed barrier islands runs a strip of more than 17,700 acres preserved [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

Look at what the last 4 storms have done to our beaches. Hint: It’s...

AMANDA HOOVER and ALEXIS JOHNSON / NJ.COM – The torture of four nor'easters in three weeks has many awaiting summer, when they can forget winter [go to article]
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]

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