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2021 – Inspiration for a Jersey-Friendly Schooyard

2021 – Inspiration for a Jersey-Friendly Schooyard

With the help of our talented partners, OCSCD put together a suite of Jersey-Friendly Yards inspired webinars, designed specifically for teachers and…

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Life in the Leaves!

Life in the Leaves!

Becky LaboyNovember 9, 20212 min read

(Photo of Sweet Gum leaves (Liquidambar styraciflua) by Becky Laboy, OCSCD, Education Outreach Specialist) Green leaves of summer are ablaze in scarlet, crimson and gold, as trees and shrubs begin…

2020 SPARC Project – A Year in Review

2020 SPARC Project – A Year in Review

(June, 2021) The main goal of SPARC was to initiate conservation planning and technical assistance training for New Jersey coastal bays that emphasizes the natural resource needs and concerns of…

OCSCD Awarded a Second Year of Funding

OCSCD Awarded a Second Year of Funding

(May, 2021) The Ocean County Soil Conservation District was awarded a second year of funding through a technical assistance grant from the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). This is the…

2020: 23rd Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable

2020: 23rd Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable

Celebrating Earth Day at our 23rd Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable 2020 Premier ONLINE Event! Read our newsletter featuring the 2020 Environmental Educator’s Round Table.Use these links to jump…

Gathering data on the Tuckerton Reef, an oyster reef restoration site

Gathering data on the Tuckerton Reef, an oyster reef restoration site

Ocean County Soil Conservation DistrictNovember 24, 20202 min read

(October, 2020) OCSCD continues to further our efforts on the Sustainable Practices for Aquaculture Resource Conservation grant project (SPARC). This past month District Erosion Control Specialist Kristin Adams joined Dr.…

Farmers from local aquaculture operations showcase oyster farming methods

Farmers from local aquaculture operations showcase oyster farming methods

Ocean County Soil Conservation DistrictSeptember 10, 20202 min read

Boots in the Water (September, 2020) Ocean County Soil Conservation District now has “boots in the water” working with local shellfish farmers to gain a better understanding of their specific…