Fall Visit to Mordecai

MLT vice-president Jim Dugan and president Linda Colgan made a late fall site visit to the island on November 1, ferried by RCTB friends Dom Tumas and Al Niche. They were joined by Stan Hales, Director of Barnegat Bay Partnership; Bill Shadel, ecologist from Shadel Environmental LLC; and Eric Schrading, Field Supervisor, US Fish & […]

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Summary Report 2017: Mordecai Northern Diamondback Terrapin Nesting Michele M. Budd

Summary: Mordecai Island, a brackish water marsh habitat located in Barnegat Bay, has recently undergone conservation efforts, which included pumping of dredge material, shoreline stabilization, and shellfish development. In May 2017, an area of sandy substrate located on slightly higher ground of the southwest corner of the island, and with a gently sloping sandy bay […]

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Annual Meeting Was “For the Birds”

Birds on Mordecai and Oyster Castle Video Highlights of Mordecai Trust Annual Meeting This year’s Mordecai Land Trust annual meeting was, literally, for the birds. Biologist, author, attorney, and wildlife photographer Michele M. Budd was the featured speaker at the Trust’s annual meeting and brunch on Sunday, August 20th, at 10:30 AM, at Little Egg […]

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TIME TO RENEW!

SPRING IS HERE TIME TO RENEW YOUR MORDECAI MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017 LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR! PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR 2017 MORDECAI EVENTS CALENDAR. ******************** THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! THANKS TO YOU, OUR MEMBERSHIP, WE CAN CONTINUE OUR PROGRAMS TO PROTECT MORDECAI ISLAND! ******************* Please renew your Membership today! Membership & all donations are […]

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Change is Good

Over just this past year, Mordecai Island has seen more activity and undergone more changes than it has in decades.  Watch this video for more info. 2016 ~ Mordecai Matters from Mordecai Matters on Vimeo.

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Ribbed Mussel Program

The mission of the Mordecai Land Trust (MLT) is to protect the ecologically valuable flora and fauna species on Mordecai Island. This includes stopping shoreline loss due to erosion from wind and nearby boat wakes. The southwestern corner has been most vulnerable due to fetch and its closeness to intracoastal vessel wakes. Conventional technologies using […]

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