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Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
October 21, 2016 Commissioner Martin Signs Administrative Order Designating Drought Warning for 14 Counties in Northern, Central and Northern Coastal New Jersey (16/P102)
October 13, 2016 Commissioner Bob Martin Joins DEP Staff for Volunteer Day at Liberty Hall Farm at Kean University in Union County (16/P101)
October 12, 2016 Batsto Village Hosts Country Living Fair on October 16th (16/P100)
October 12, 2016 DEP Seeking Firms to Run Stateís First Mountain-biking Park (16/P99)
October 12, 2016 New Jersey Parks and Forests Offer Family Friendly Fun for All Throughout October to Celebrate Halloween (16/P98)
October 7, 2016 Fall Trout Season to Get Underway with Statewide Stocking Starting Tuesday, October 11 (16/P97)
October 6, 2016 DEPís Division of Fish and Wildlife Urges Motorists to Use Caution While Driving as Deer Breeding Season Approaches (16/P96)
October 6, 2016 Black Bear Archery and Muzzleloader Rifle Season to Be Held Next Week in Northwest and West-central New Jersey (16/P95)
October 5, 2016 Christie Administration Announces Groundbreaking for Nearly $8 Million Expansion of Newarkís Riverfront Park (16/P94)
October 5, 2016 DEP Schedules October 20 Public Hearing for Possible Drought Warning for Much of New Jersey (16/P93)
September 29, 2016 Long Pond Ironworks in Passaic County, Which Made Iron for U.S. Troops, to Host Civil War Living History Weekend October 1-2 (16/P92)
September 29, 2016 DEP to Fund Reduction of Submerged Tree Stumps from Greenwood Lake in Passaic County (16/P91)
September 29, 2016 Christie Administration Announces Bid Opening for Long-awaited Construction of Northern Ocean County Beaches and Dunes (16/P90)
September 27, 2016 22nd Annual Fall Forestry Festival to Be Held Saturday, October 1st (16/P89)
September 23, 2016 DEP Receives $850,000 Endangered Species Act Grant (16/P88)
September 21, 2016 Two More Vessels Being Sunk as Part of Revitalized Artificial Reef Program (16/P87)
September 21, 2016 Historic Soldiers Weekend Returns to Fort Mott State Park in Salem County to Honor the Sacrifices of U.S. Troops (16/P86)
September 20, 2016 Nominations for Annual Governorís Environmental Excellence Awards Due on September 28 (16/P85)
September 9, 2016 Christie Administration Moves Forward with $230 Million Project to Protect Hoboken and Parts of Weehawken and Jersey City from Storm Surge (16/P84)
September 8, 2016 Island Beach State Park to Have Lifeguarded Beaches Every Weekend Through September 30 (16/P83)
September 8, 2016 Island Beach State Park to Host 19th Annual Beach Plum Festival Sunday, September 11 (16/P82)
September 6, 2016 Annual WILD Outdoor Expo Returns on September 10-11 (16/P81)
September 2, 2016 Absecon Island Beach and Dune Project Goes Out to Bid (16/P80)
August 23, 2016 DEP to Host ĎAdopt a Minnowí Event at Hunterdon County 4H Fair as Part of Continued Mosquito Control Efforts (16/P79)
August 17, 2016 Musical Performances Featured This Weekend During Evening Concerts at Ringwood State Park and Allaire State Park (16/P78)
August 15, 2016 Christie Administration Dedicates Bound Brook Flood-Control System (16/P77)
August 15, 2016 Christie Administration Announces More Than $1.5 Million in State Urban and Community Forestry Grants (16/P76)
August 10, 2016 Harvest the Bay Day Returns Saturday to Island Beach State Park (16/P75)
August 9, 2016 DEPís Artificial Reef Program Resumes Deployments (16/P74)
August 4, 2016 Christie Administrationís Blue Acres Buyout Program Surpasses 500 Property Acquisitions in Flood-prone Areas Across New Jersey (16/P73)
August 3, 2016 DEP Seeks Americorps Watershed Ambassadors for 2017 (16/P72)
July 25, 2016 Drought Watch Issued for Most of Northern New Jersey (16/P71)
July 25, 2016 Liberty State Park Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Sabotage Attack That Rocked Region And America (16/P70)
July 22, 2016 Christie Administration Launches Recognition Program for Employers Who Install Electric-Vehicle Charging Stations (16/P69)
July 19, 2016 DEP Unveils New Gazebo at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (16/P68)
July 01, 2016 DEP Promotes Environmentally Friendly Trips for Boating Through Ecologically Sensitive Areas of Barnegat Bay (16/P67)
June 30, 2016 DEP Announces Increased Mosquito Control Resources Statewide (16/P66)
June 29, 2016 Reading of Declaration of Independence to Highlight July 4 Celebration at Ringwood Manor in Ringwood State Park (16/P65)
June 28, 2016 Christie Administration Announces Applications Available for 2016 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards Program (16/P64)
June 24, 2016 DEP, Launches Study of Water Quality in Navesink River (16/P63)
June 23, 2016

DEP, Montclair State University to Conduct Study of Clinging Jellyfish in Monmouth and Ocean County Rivers and Bays (16/P62)

June 22, 2016

Christie Administration Celebrates Official Reopening of Iconic Terminal Building at Liberty State Park (16/P61)

June 20, 2016

Christie Administration Dedicates Site of Former Golf Course as Tall Pines State Park, First in Gloucester County (16/P60)

June 15, 2016

Christie Administration Announces Grant Program to Help Fund Installation of Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles (16/P59)

June 14, 2016

Monmouth Battlefield State Park Celebrates 238th Anniversary of Continental Army Victory During June 18-19 Festivities (16/P58)

June 13, 2016

Christie Administration Announces $60 Million in Competitive Grants Available for Public Access Improvements and Wetlands Restoration along Passaic River and Newark Bay Complex (16/P57)

June 8, 2016

“Discover DEP” Podcasts Provide Public with Friendly and Familiar Format for Learning about DEP’s Mission (16/P56)

June 8, 2016

Cheesequake State Park Kayak Tours Offer Close-up Views of a Special Ecosystem (16/P55)

June 7, 2016

Christie Administration Announces Free Fishing Day, Statewide Youth Fishing Challenge on Saturday, June 11 (16/P54)

June 3, 2016

Commissioner Martin Leads Volunteers in Seventh Barnegat Bay Blitz (16/P53)

May 31, 2016

Skirmish on Kings Highway Re-Enactment Set for Saturday, June 4 at Indian King Tavern in Haddonfield (16/P52)

May 26, 2016

DEP Unveils Interactive Public Access Map During Annual State of the Shore Event (16/P51)

May 26, 2016

New Jersey’s Contaminated-Site Cleanup Program Hits Milestone (16/P50)

May 23, 2016

Christie Administration Announces National Trails Day Activities Across New Jersey on June 4 (16/P49)

May 20, 2016

Christie Administration Completes Project Restoring Degraded Delaware Bay Wetlands Using Dredge Materials (16/P48)

May 19, 2016

Department of Environmental Protection Launches Aggressive Program to Protect State-Owned Lands from Emerald Ash Borer Infestation (16/P47)

May 19, 2016

Christie Administration Invites Residents to Celebrate Memorial Day and Flag Day by Visiting “Seeing Stars” Exhibit at Twin Lights Historic Site (16/P46)

May 18, 2016

Christie Administration Announces Milestone in New Approach to Improving Urban Waterways (16/P45)

May 17, 2016

Free “Ocean Fun Day” Slated for Saturday, May 21, at Island Beach State Park (16/P44)

May 17, 2016

Department of Environmental Protection Teams with City of Trenton for Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 21 (16/P43)

May 16, 2016

Christie Administration Proposes Rule to Close All Harvesting of Diamondback Terrapins(16/P42)

May 13, 2016

Christie Administrationís Camden Collaborative Initiative Program Receives EPA Environmental Champion Award (16/P41)

May 13, 2016

Christie Administrationís Blue Acres Buyout Program Purchases First Property in Rahway, Union County (16/P40)

May 12, 2016

Christie Administration Recognizes 26th Annual New Jersey Historic Preservation Award Winners (16/P39)

May 12, 2016

Christie Administration Announces Record $23.7 Million in Clean Communities Grants for Municipalities and Counties (16/P38)

May 10, 2016

Unique Effort Between DEP, USDA under Way to Preserve Historic Tree in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County (16/P37)

May 9, 2016

25th Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Set for Sunday, May 15, at Island Beach State Park (16/P36)

May 9, 2016

Christie Administration Celebrates New Jersey’s Rich past During Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair This Saturday (16/P35)

May 6, 2016

Barnegat Bay Bulkhead Blitz Pilot Program Resumes This Month in Ocean County (16/P34)

May 5, 2016

Long Beach Island Beach and Dune Construction Resumes (16/P33)

May 2, 2016

Christie Administration Proclaims Air Quality Awareness Week Today Through May 6 (16/P32)

April 29, 2016

Christie Administration Celebrates Arbor Day as Parsippany-Troy Hills Marks 40th Anniversary as Tree City (16/P31)

April 29, 2016

Volunteers Join Forces to Post Signs as Part of Enhanced Enforcement Effort for Wharton State Forest (16/P30)

April 28, 2016

DEP to Host BBQ and Brew Fest Saturday, April 30 at Historic Village in Allaire State Park (16/P29)

April 28, 2016

DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife Offer Tips to Help Reduce Encounters with Black Bears During Active Spring Period (16/P28)

April 27, 2016

Island Beach State Park to Host First May Day Celebration on Sunday, May 1 (16/P27)

April 21, 2016

DEP to Propose Science-based, Common Sense Revisions to Highlands Septic Density Standards (16/P26)

April 20, 2016

Christie Administration Urges Caution During Wildfire Season (16/P25)

April 19, 2016

Earth Week Message (16/P24)

April 15, 2016

DEP Partners with Groundwork Elizabeth and Kean University for Community-based Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives (16/P23)

April 6, 2016

New Jersey Forest Fire Service Warns of Danger in Using Drones near Wildfires as State Enters Peak Firefighting Season (16/P22)

April 6, 2016

DEP, Department of Agriculture Extend Allowing Farmers to Use Open Burns and Smudge Pots to Protect Crops Against Continued Overnight Frost Threats (16/P21)

April 4, 2016

Christie Administration Providing Residents More than 102,000 Seedlings to Replace Trees Lost During Superstorm Sandy (16/P20)

April 1, 2016

DEP and NJDOT Working to Ensure Protection of Barnegat Bay Water Quality During Route 35 Stormwater System Sealing Operations (16/P19)

April 1, 2016

DEP to Hold College Recruitment Fair on Friday, April 8 (16/P18)

March 31, 2016

DEP, Department of Agriculture Team up to Allow Farmers to Protect Flowering Crops Against Frost Conditions Expected Early next Week (16/P17)

March 29, 2016

Division of Fish and Wildlife to Host Open House at Pequest Trout Hatchery in Warren County April 2 and April 3; Trout Season Opening Day Is April 9 (16/P16)

March 23, 2016

Hundreds of Volunteers to Plant Dune Grass at Island Beach State Park on Saturday (16/P15)

March 23, 2016

DEP Annnounces Plan to Protect Wharton State Forest While Maintaining Ample Opportunities for All User Groups (16/P14)

March 11, 2016

DEP and Newark Public Schools Provide Update on District Water Status (16/P13)

March 9, 2016

Joint Release from DEP and Newark Public Schools on Temporary Use of Alternate Water Sources after Elevated Levels of Lead Found in Recent District Sampling (16/P12)

March 4, 2016

Christie Administration’s Selected Remediation Option for Lower Passaic River Is Finalized by EPA (16/P11)

March 2, 2016

DEP Announces Key Improvements to Round Valley Reservoir Boat Ramp (16/P10)

February 26, 2016

Division of Fish and Wildlife Releases Rehabilitated Peregrine Falcon, Highlighting Stateís Resurgence of Birds of Prey (16/P9)

February 22, 2016

New Jersey State Forest Fire Service Prescribed Burning Begins (16/P8)

February 18, 2016

Christie Administration Approves More than $1.1 Million in Recreational Trail Grants (16/P7)

February 4, 2016

Christie Administration Announces NOAA Grant to Develop Coastal Resiliency Plan for Monmouth County Towns (16/P6)

January 29, 2016

Christie Administrationís Blue Acres Buyout Program Expands into Rahway and Downe Township (16/P5)

January 26, 2016

DEP Issues Administrative Order Closing Diamondback Terrapin Season to Ease Harvesting Pressures on Species (16/P4)

January 21, 2016

Department of Environmental Protection Reminds Local Governments about Proper Snow Removal, Ahead of Predicted Nor’easter (16/P3)

January 19, 2016

Governor Christie Signs Legislation Restoring State’s Right to Require Public Access to Beaches and Tidalwaterways (16/P2)

January 19, 2016

Christie Administration Marks Second Phase of Wreck Pond Restoration Project (16/P1)


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