Expiration date: 8/7/2022
NJDEP Blue Acres Program is proposing beach habitat restoration through several restoration methods. First the applicant proposes to remove old pilings, surface debris and rubble covering 4.49 acres of the existing shoreline, 2.38 acres of the removal is below the high tide line. The project is located along the Delaware Bay shoreline in Nantuxent Cove between Nantuxent Creek and Cedar Creek adjacent to West Bay Point Road and Paris Road in Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey. The purpose of the project is to restore beach habitat at a severely eroded shoreline. Additionally, the project aims to improve conditions for spawning horseshoe crabs, foraging endangered Red Knots and other migratory shorebirds, and uplifting ecological production in the region. Lastly the project will improve local community and ecological resilience. Public comments are requested by August 7, 2022. More details are available in the Public Notice and Plans documents.