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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