Discover The Jersey Shore: From Sandy Hook to Cape May Wednesday June 16, 2021
Discover the Jersey Shore: from High Point to Cape May with Naturalist Jim Peck
Live & Virtual Program
We are lucky in New Jersey to have a beautiful shoreline including exceptional barrier beaches and bays. Although we may be best known for the recreational use of our beaches, we are blessed with some amazing natural areas that include Cape May, Sandy Hook and Island Beach State Park.
Presenter Jim Peck was the Education Director for the American Littoral Society, a coastal conservation group on Sandy Hook, for three years. He spent all his time educating children and adults about our fragile and amazing coastline. His talk will cover such topics as barrier beaches, the nature and origin of our sand, the effect of jetties, primary and secondary dunes, beach grass, shore birds, estuaries, maritime forests, horseshoe crabs and red knots, lighthouses, shells, ocean life and much more. He will share his knowledge, pictures and stories during this virtual presentation.
Program will be conducted on Zoom and is free of charge. Registration and internet access are required to attend. Register below to receive emailed information on how to access the discussion. The link will be emailed the business day before the program between 3:00 and 4:00 pm, after registration closes at noon on June 15.
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