Mordecai Land Trust

Mordecai Land Trust Plans Margaritaville Bash

The Mordecai Land Trust will host a Margaritaville Party fundraiser on Saturday, July 16 at Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club in Beach Haven. All proceeds will go to the trust’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project at Mordecai Island. Tickets are $75 per person for full bar, Caribbean menu, auction and live music. Linda Colgan, land trust […]

Proposed Mordecai Island Project Reaches Milestone

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it has completed a draft environmental assessment to address ecosystem restoration of Mordecai Island, located in the bay off Beach Haven. In an official notice, the Corps said the environmental assessment evaluates alternatives for ecosystem restoration to address habitat loss due to erosion on the island. “The recommended plan identified in the EA […]

Volunteers Install Shell Bags Off Mordecai Island

Last weekend, volunteers with the Mordecai Land Trust and ReClam the Bay planted shell bags around the shoreline of Mordercai Island, off Beach Haven. “The shell bags will not only attenuate erosive wave forces on Mordecai’s shoreline, but they will form a living habitat of filter-feeding bivalves to remove excess algae and harmful nutrients from the bay water,” said Jim […]

Volunteers Give Mordecai Island a Sprucing Up

On Sept. 13, the Mordecai Land Trust in Beach Haven held a cleanup on Mordecai Island with a team of 33 volunteers of all ages, including five volunteers from ReClam the Bay and five boat captains. “September is the best time because at low tide it is most accessible by boat, and also when bird nesting season was over and […]