NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities
Project Title: Improving the Resiliency of Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Habitat (NJ)
American Littoral Society
Project ID:

Improve the resiliency of 0.34 linear miles (5.8 acres) of important horseshoe crab spawning and red knot foraging beach habitat at Fortescue beach located in Downe Township, New Jersey by creating up to 1,200 linear feet of hybrid living reef breakwaters that will minimize sand loss during winter storms. Project will engage eight local partners, 250 volunteers and reach 2,500 people through our existing outreach programs to include horseshoe crab tagging and re-sighting.

Award Amount:
Fortescue Beach, Downe Township, New Jersey