OUR STEWARDSHIP PROJECTS:
OUR DUNE PLANTING PROJECTS HAVE BEEN PUT ON HOLD AND WE ARE HOPEFUL THAT THEY WILL RESUME IN THE NEAR FUTURE PENDING THE OUTCOME OF CURRENT LITIGATION BLOCKING DUNE BUILDING AND REPLENISHMENT PROJECTS IN THE POINT PLEASANT BEACH AREA
OUR 2011 DUNE PLANTING PROJECT SATURDAY NOV. 12 AT 11AM ON THE MARYLAND AVE BEACH
Students from Point Pleasant Beach High School and volunteers from C.R.A.B restoring a portion of the dune at Maryland Ave. Beach, Sat. Nov. 12, 2011
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CAME OUT TO HELP!
*SADLY THE DUNE PICTURED IN THE PHOTO ABOVE WAS DESTROYED BY SUPER STORM SANDY, WE ARE HOPING TO REINSTATE OUR DUNE BUILDING PROJECTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE.*SADLY THE DUNE PICTURED IN THE PHOTO ABOVE WAS DESTROYED BY SUPER STORM SANDY, WE ARE HOPING TO REINSTATE OUR DUNE BUILDING PROJECTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE
CLICK HERE FOR 2011 PROJECT INFORMATION
C.R.A.B. applied for and received a New Jersey Conservation Foundation Matching Funds Grant for our Dune Preservation and Education
Project at the Maryland Ave. Beach in Point Pleasant Beach.
Click here for "The Ocean Star" article on the project.
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TO LEND A HAND IN THE PROJECT. IT WAS GRATIFYING TO SEE SO MANY POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH AND POINT PLEASANT BEACH
STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND COMMUNITY MINDED CITIZENS WORKING TOGETHER (AND SO HARD) TO TRANSFORM THE DUNE. ON BEHALF OF THE PPB ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK THOSE WHO MOVED ON TO
LOUGHRAN PT. TO CONTINUE THE PLANTING.
SPECIAL NOTE: We forgot to get the names and contact information of some of the participants. We would like to formally thank each one of you and present you with a complimentary C.R.A.B. membership. Please email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PROJECT INFORMATION AND PARTICIPATING GROUPS
FISHING LINE RECYCLE PROGRAM
As part of it's Stewardship Program C.R.A.B. volunteers have installed and maintain Monofilament Fishing Line Recycling Stations, provided by the NJDEP at the Mantoloking Bridge Fishing Pier in Brick and at Gull Island Park in Point Pleasant Beach. The Ocean County Parks and Recreation Department is implementing improvements to these valuable waterfront areas.
THE MONOFILAMENT RECOVERY STATION AT THE MANTOLOKING BRIDGE HAS BEEN INSTALLED. C.R.A.B. HAS PARTNERED WITH
PELL'S FISH AND SPORT to maintain the site
THE GULL ISLAND RECYCLE SITE IS NOW UP AND RUNNING!
The Gull Island site is co-sponsored by CO SIGN SIGNS
A RECENT DISCHARGE ONTO THE SAND FROM THE SEA AVE. OUTFALL STANCHION
We worked with CLEAN OCEAN ACTION , municipal officials, and companies like ABTECH ATLANTIC to formulate solutions to the discharge onto the sand at the Sea Ave. Outfall Stanchion. We are taking a multi-faceted approach to remediation of the outfall
On April 4, 2006, C.R.A.B. was invited to attend a Point Pleasant Beach Council Caucus session to hear a presentation from the County Engineer's office on the Outfall Stanchion. At our request , Jennifer Sampson, Former Principal Scientist for Clean Ocean Action also attended the meeting.
CLICK HERE TO READ HER LETTER TO THE MAYOR
NOTE: TEN YEARS LATER, THE OUTFALL CONTINUES TO DISCHARGE ONTO THE SAND AND INTO THE OCEAN DESPITE OUR REMEDIATION EFFORTS
IN MEMORY OF NICK "JAWS" JAWOROVICH
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