Long Beach Township Marine Education Field Station Open House This Friday

127 Osborne Ave. in Holgate

Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
June 16, 2021
By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch

(Photograph by Juliet Kaszas-Hoch)
Take a trip to the southern close of Prolonged Beach front Island this Friday, June 18, to rejoice the grand opening of the Extended Beach Township Marine Discipline Station in Holgate. Tour this instructional facility on the bay, at the conclusion of Osborn Avenue, from 1 to 4 p.m. All are welcome.
“Join us for palms-on opportunities to discover local marine ecology and community with community schooling associates,” states a flyer for the function. “Get a glimpse of what is to come at our new Lengthy Seaside Township facility.”
Check out the site’s terrapin hatchery, fish tanks, weather station and classroom, and discover about a selection of planned functions on, amid other factors, rain barrels, native vegetation, oyster farming and shucking, seining, local flood mitigation, crab pot security and monofilament fishing line recycling.
Presently scheduled at the subject station is a Resilient LBI workshop on Thursday, June 17, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. (For extra data, email ResilientLBI@dep.nj.gov.)
The township initially obtained the good deal at 127 Osborn Ave. in 2017, and Mayor Joseph Mancini commenced work on his extensive-held vision of a position to study about, and understand to respect, the Barnegat Bay ecosystem. The facility web-site defines it further as “a clearinghouse for information and facts trade and a thinktank reflecting our maritime lifestyle and existing working day issues and alternatives.”
Study extra at lbtfieldstation.com, or follow on Facebook, at fb.com/LBTFieldStation, or Instagram, @lbtfieldstation.  —J.K.-H.

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