Oyster Creek consistently works with with the Lighthouse Center for Natural Resource Education, the FishHawks, and New Jersey Audobon Society in an environmental organizations partnership.

Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant (Exelon)
Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant (Exelon)

Some conservatories for wildlife in the area include butterfly gardens, protected areas on site and bat houses.

Exelon is seeking to keep that partnership together for years to come even after the station's retirement set for 2019.

Oyster Creek Generating Station's consistent commitment towards environmental stewardship granted them the Wildlife Habitat Council's Conservation Certification.

"In partnership with Exelon Generation's Oyster Creek Station," said Pola Galie, operations manager of the Lighthouse Center for Natural Resource Education in a press release. "we have been able to accomplish a number of tasks that the Board of Directors of the Natural Resource Education Foundation would not have been able to accomplish."

Oyster Creek is located not too far away here in Ocean County, and produces over 630 megawatts of electricity at full power from the plant which gives enough electricity for 600,000 typical homes which all together equals the strength of homes in Ocean and Monmouth counties.

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