Request for Proposal for FY23 Audit due by 12/21/22
The purpose for this RFP (Request for Proposal) is to obtain services of an independent certified public accounting firm to perform a financial and compliance audit for Ocean County Soil Conservation District. Please read the entire Request for Proposal for Audit, for more details. Should you have any questions, please contact Christina Mooney, Office Manager, … Read more
Board Meeting November 21, 2022
Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, CIO: 4-18, the Board of Supervisors of the Ocean County Soil Conservation District (OCSCD) hereby announces the business portion of agenda for the meeting previously held on November 10, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. without a quorum. This announcement was forwarded to the Asbury Park Press, The Press of Atlantic City, and the Ocean County Clerk. To be held remotely via WebEx at 8am on Monday, November 21, 2022. https://oceancountysoilconservationdistrict.my.webex.com/oceancountysoilconservationdistrict.my/j.php?MTID=m9d6bb15164ba5b4932f86457306caea5 Meeting number (access code): 2633 032 Meeting password: 38fwJ3QceJ3 +1-415-655-0001 US Toll (38395372 from phones and video systems) Please visit the Board Agendas, Minutes and Finances page on our website for Agendas and Minutes.
Enroll in a Jersey-Friendly Yards Certification Program
Residents, schools and municipalities in the Barnegat Bay watershed are invited to enroll in a new environmental stewardship program.
Stockton University’s New Mill Creek Oyster Restoration Reef
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. Christine Thompson and Steve Evert from the Stockton University Marine Field Station as they witnessed the very first shell planting of Stockton University’s second oyster reef restoration site, the Mill Creek Reef.
Protect Mature Trees on Project Sites
Many developers choose to protect mature trees on project sites for a variety of reasons. Learn more about the benefits of trees and how to ensure the protection of mature trees on a construction site.
Protecting Our Bay Islands
Bay islands provide numerous benefits to people and wildlife. Members of NJBII gathered for a field trip to visit a few bay islands and scope possible sites for future habitat enhancement and restoration projects.
Planting Natives in Shemen Street Basin
This spring, staff from OCSCD, South Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council, Camden County Soil Conservation District, and Freehold Soil Conservation District installed 1200 native landscape plugs in the Shemen Street basin in Lakewood Township as part of the Lakewood Township Stormwater Basin Retrofit Project.
OCSCD Staff Participate in Living Shoreline Restoration Project at the Lighthouse Center for Natural Resource Education
OCSCD Staff participated in marsh grass plantings as part of a living shoreline restoration project installation at the Lighthouse Center (LHC) for Natural Resource Education Foundation of NJ (NREFNJ).
2022 Environmental Educators Roundtable – Photo Gallery and Resources
Our Roots Run Deep: celebrating 25 years of local connections, culture and conservation – at our 25th annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable!
Tracking Nonpoint Source Pollution
OCSCD helps to combat sediment pollution in our waterways through enforcement of the Standard for Stabilized Construction Access.