TIME TO RENEW!
Change is Good
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 […]
Ribbed Mussel Program
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.
Sustainability on Mordecai Island
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 […]
NORTH END LIVING SHORELINE CLOSER TO REALITY
We’re constantly bombarded by new terms. In the environmental field, concepts are given abstract names that are redefined daily depending on the view of the beholder. Sustainability is such a term used today to embrace our desire to maintain our environment for the future. Or as the definition goes “Sustainability is the ability to continue a […]
OYSTER LIVING BREAKWATER PROJECT GOAL IS LIFE BEYOND GEOTUBES
What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time we were about to embark on a Capital Campaign to raise an additional $200,000 toward our local cost share for the Mordecai Island Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project (“Breakwater Project”). The contributions to the Capital Campaign had a terrific response. Our fundraisers were made possible […]
NEW OYSTER UPWELLER FOR MORDECAI
The Southwestern Mordecai Environmental Restoration II project incorporated the installation of 560 feet of geotubes filled with sand to act as a breakwater in the effort to protect the adjacent Mordecai island shoreline from further wave erosion. A secondary goal has been to allow accretion of material behind the tubes in order to rebuild that section of the island to its […]
Oyster spat will be growing in a new upweller this summer on Norwood Avenue in Beach Haven, thanks to the efforts of Mike Davis, past MLT president, and MLT member Wes Heilman. A ReClam the Bay upweller will give us the opportunity to raise oysters from spat to a size where they can be placed […]
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