The Sea Isle City Environmental Commission will host their annual Autumn Beach Clean-Up and Dune Grass Planting event on Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

TRENTON - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) officially announced Sept. 17 that it was inviting bids for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power development – enough to power more than 350,000 homes.

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) released a study titled “The Economic Value of Riparian Buffers in the Delaware River Basin” about the benefits riparian buffers provide to communities.

TRENTON – As controversy rages nationally where toxic Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) have been found in drinking water, New Jersey is the first state to address the water crisis by the adoption of regulations that requires drinking water suppliers to remove a PFAS compound, accor…

TRENTON – The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is developing new guidelines for prescribed burning following the signing of legislation by Gov. Phil Murphy providing the service with more tools to conduct those operations that are critical to the protection of public safety and forest-health m…

All Cape May County ocean beaches were open and safe for swimming; no advisories were issued, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection as of Aug. 30.

All Cape May County ocean beaches were open and safe for swimming; no advisories were issued, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection as of Aug. 16.

Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Robert Andrzejczak, Bruce Land (both D-1st) and Vince Mazzeo providing a supplemental appropriation of $1.2 million to the Shellfish and Marine Fisheries Management for the Bureau of Marine Fisheries in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for this coming fiscal year was signed into law Aug. 10 by Gov. Phil Murphy.

Lower Township Manager James Ridgway updated Lower Township Council on the status of a project that would restore much of the coastline along the Cape May Beach and Villas section of the township that had been damaged since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. 

About a dozen teens from across the nation recently left their imprints at the Cape May Point (CMP) State Park. They took with them impressions of "amazing wildlife, spectacular beaches" and an experience that showed them what "effective conservation looks like."

New Jersey members of Congress, led by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-2nd) along with Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Bob Menendez (both D-NJ), introduced legislation to reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail which has attracted millions of tourists and residents to the area since its inception in 1988.  

All Cape May County ocean beaches were open and safe for swimming; no advisories were issued, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection as of July 27.

The Spotted Lanternfly was found in New Jersey, according to Shannon Morgan, agriculture agent secretary, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County.

Ocean water at Cape May County beaches is safe for swimming, according to the latest ocean water monitoring results posted to the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website July 9.

The sea is rising. That is a scientific fact that no governing body of a barrier island community like Stone Harbor can ignore.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging the public to provide input on revisions to the Delaware Estuary Program’s Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Delaware Estuary.

City of Cape May and Cape May Environmental Commission issued bicycle safety tips for summer.

Ocean water at Cape May County beaches is safe for swimming, according to the latest ocean water monitoring results posted to the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website July 2.

New Jersey’s beaches are in better shape than they were before Hurricane Sandy, and ongoing coordinated efforts by multiple government agencies and researchers at Stockton University to build a statewide system of protection will ensure they remain viable both for residents and tourists.

Cape May County is home to thousands of acres of protected pinelands primarily in Upper and Dennis townships. The area is also home to naturally grown blueberries, cranberries and other important edibles.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 2 office expects to award up to $250,000 to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to protect beachgoers contingent upon the number of eligible recipients nationwide that apply for grant funds and the availability of funding.

Ocean water at Cape May County beaches is safe for swimming, according to the latest ocean water monitoring results posted to the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website June 25.

Ocean water at Cape May County beaches is safe for swimming, according to the latest ocean water monitoring results posted to the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website June 18.

In an effort to protect the environment, particularly the wildlife, and the health, safety and wellbeing of persons and property, the Borough of Stone Harbor Council has approved an Ordinance prohibiting the release of aerial luminary lanterns and helium balloons into the atmosphere.

Water at Cape May County beaches is clean, according to the latest ocean water monitoring results posted to the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website.

The state Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $19.4 million in annual Clean Communities grants to assist municipalities and counties with litter cleanup and programs that beautify communities and enhance the quality of life.

Ten New Jersey beaches have tested above allowed sanitation levels for bacteria tied to human and animal intestines and feces, including four in Cape May County.

"People know recycling is required, so why wouldn't they find out what can be recycled here and follow the program?" That question is one Linda Crumbock, Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) recycling coordinator, asks herself often, especially when she sees trash bags sitting at the curb filled with recyclables.

The Borough of Avalon is in the final days of a sand back passing project that will provide both a protective and recreational beach for Avalon’s north end in advance of hurricane and tourism season.