Tag: Raritan Bay

Baby Oysters Are Finally Growing In Raritan Bay

By John Burton | N.W.S. EARLE — It may be a little early for handing out cigars, but the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper is happy that oysters appear to have taken...

December 2, 2017 | comments

Have You Seen That Mega Yacht Off The Hook?

By Jay Cook | RARITAN BAY – One of the most lavish and enormous yachts in the world has been enjoying a summer vacation in New York and New Jersey...

July 9, 2017 | comments

Volunteers Catch the Local Ecosystem In Their Nets

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Joe Reynolds and helper Mitch Mickley walked a few yards out into the Raritan Bay on Sunday, a 50-foot seine stretched...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Seeing the Raritan Bay In a New Way

By Joseph Sapia ALISON M. JONES grew up in Mountainville in Hunterdon County, with Rockaway Creek passing through. “It was cold, wrinkled toes and mossy rocks,” Jones said. The creek...

August 14, 2016 | comments

A Wind Energy Area Off The Jersey Shore Coast?

By Joseph Sapia A comment period on the sale of leasing rights for a 127-square-mile wedge of the Atlantic Ocean east of Sandy Hook for windmill-generated electricity ends in early August....

August 1, 2016 | comments

Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed for Raritan Bay

  By Joseph Sapia The Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company is proposing a $1 billion expansion of its natural gas distribution system between southeastern Pennsylvania and New York City, including laying...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Two Commercial Fisheries Have Ended In This Area

By Clyde L. Mackenzie Jr. During the 1990s, two local long-standing commercial fisheries came to an end in this area when the species being harvested became scarce. They were the...

March 9, 2012 | comments