Sustainability on Mordecai Island

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 […]

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NORTH END LIVING SHORELINE CLOSER TO REALITY

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 […]

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OYSTER LIVING BREAKWATER PROJECT GOAL IS LIFE BEYOND GEOTUBES

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 […]

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NEW OYSTER UPWELLER FOR MORDECAI

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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