Spring Blooming Natives for Your Garden
Native plants are perfectly adapted to our sandy south Jersey native soils and local climate. Support pollinators, birds and wildlife by adding a few spring blooming native plants to your yard.
MATES Wins 2023 NJ Envirothon
Congratulations to our hometown team, MATES – Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, for winning First Place at the New Jersey Envirothon on May 20.
2023: 26th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable
Data – Calculating the Importance of Nature was the theme for OCSCD’s 26th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable, held on April 19, 2023. Read about our hands-on workshops and field trips, link to lesson plans and resources, and view our Photo Gallery.
Ocean County Soil Conservation District (OCSCD) Board of Supervisors Meeting 05/18/23
The OCSCD is a subdivision of State government, organized under the New Jersey Soil Conservation Act, NJSA 4:24-1 et seq. As a public subdivision of the State, all board meetings are subject to public notice and open public attendance. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 and 10:4-8 Open Public Meetings Act, the Board of Supervisors will … Read more
Soil Stabilization – Key Conservation Practice
Soil stabilization is a key conservation practice. Learn more about the Standards for Temporary Stabilization.
Further Field Analysis for Basin Retrofit Selection
This winter, Ocean and Camden County Soil Conservation Districts joined South Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council to inspect multiple stormwater basins for the Lakewood Township Stormwater Basin Retrofit Project.
COASTAL Project Outreach Event Registration
For additional information or questions about the project or outreach events, please contact Kristin Adams, COASTAL Project Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609.991.1455
Environmental Educators Roundtable
Join us on Wednesday, April 19th, for our annual professional development event designed for educators throughout the Barnegat Bay watershed.
Great Bay and Mullica River Subaqueous Soil Survey Analysis
OCSCD staff members Ben Hayden, Rachel Hammack and Kristin Adams assist USDA-NRCS Soil Scientists David Steinmann and Adam DeWolfe with describing and analyzing subaqueous soil samples.
Annual NJ Conservation Poster Contest
The NJ Conservation Poster Contest is sponsored by the Ocean County Soil Conservation District, the NJ Department of Agriculture and the NJ Association of Conservation Districts.