Here we detail recent conservation issues which may be of particular interest to Cape May birdwatchers and residents. For fuller details of New Jersey Audubon's excellent conservation program click here.
Jersey Audubon and Cape May Point State Park to Host Volunteer Restoration
Volunteers pulling clematis
during last year's invasive vine pull at CMPSP, By Suzanne
Cape May Point,
N.J. – TheCape
Island Habitat Restoration Task Force(CIHRTF), a
partnership organized by New Jersey Audubon, is kicking of the month of June by
hosting a volunteer restoration event open to all members of the public. CIHRTF
is an invasive species management partnership that includes NJ Audubon, the NJ
chapter of The Nature Conservancy, NJ Division of Parks and Forestry, NJ
Division of Fish and Wildlife, homeowners, and anyone who is interested in
learning more about invasive species issues on Cape Island as well as promoting
native species and restoring wildlife habitat.
June 1st, 2013
Plant Removal at Cape May Point State Park
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
in front of the Hawk Watch platform at Cape May Point State Park, Cape May
New Jersey Audubon and the CIHRTF
are looking for volunteers to help cut and remove invasive vines, including
porcelain berry and English ivy, from a maritime forest restoration site within
Cape May Point State. Maritime forests are typically found along the coast and
consist of both dune woodlands and forested uplands which provide vital
resources to many wildlife species, including migratory birds. Please come
dressed in work clothes and bring work gloves and pruners if you have them.
Light refreshments will be served. For more
information and to register, please contact Kristen Meistrell
at firstname.lastname@example.org or (609)
861-1608 ext. 29.
Don’t forget your binoculars for
viewing birds and butterflies!