The Ocean County Board of Freeholders is holding a special public hearing Wednesday September 5th at 4 p.m. about the acquisiton of property in Toms River and Jackson. Planning department Director Dave McKeon  says the purchases include a number of blocks and lots off Bowman Road in Jackson and Manchester Avenue in Toms River as part of the Natural Lands Trust Program.

The meeting is being held in the Administration Building in room 119. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Planning Department at 732-929-2054.