open space

OC Freeholders to Consider Open Space Land Purchase Near O-C-C
Ocean County Freeholders are considering purchasing over fifty acres of land bordering Ocean County College on Hooper Avenue in Toms River.
Showing the media a large-scale map of the proposed tract, Freeholder John Bartlett said block 394, lot 59 represents the final parcel left in completing a green…
Illegal Dumping Comes With Big Cost
A Seaside Heights 25-year-old will pay more than 21-thousand dollars in penalties for tossing housing debris in a Lacey Township wildlife refuge. Adam Wardell admitted leaving eight bags of refuse in the Greenwood Forest Management Area In April, according to state environmental officials.
Illegal Dumping in NJ Target of New Campaign [AUDIO]
In an effort to crackdown on illegal dumping in state parks and natural lands, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has launched a year-long pilot program, "Don't Waste Our Open Space," which combines enforcement and education to combat the problem.
Half a Win For NJ Open Space Bill [AUDIO]
The full State Senate could only muster 22 votes Monday on a measure that would ask voters to dedicate a flat $200 million annually in sales-tax revenues to saving open space and farmland, and buying up flood-prone areas.
Big Little Buy Extends Ocean County Land Preservation
Twenty acres in Ocean County seems like a drop in the bucket compared to its overall land mass of 636 square miles. But a small open space purchase this week by the Board of Freeholders completes a preservation patchwork of more than five-thousand acres in Waretown.