Belmar L Street Beach: Horseshoe Crab Tagging Effort Under Way

May 21, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Although not as well-known as the Delaware Bay or Raritan Bay for horseshoe crabs, the Shark River estuary is still a popular spawning spot for these marine arthropods during the spring. And Belmar’s L Street Beach is among several locations throughout the estuary where these crabs can be found at this time of the year.

In an effort to monitor population trends and ...

Belmar is Backdrop for Lawmakers Who Pledge to Ban Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

BELMAR, NJ — Standing on an oceanfront deck of Belmar’s new Taylor Pavilion, Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, and Rep. Frank Pallone, 6th Dist., held a news conference to announce plans to continue the fight to ban offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

Following the opening of the Taylor Pavilion on May 1, the lawmakers said they will reintroduce the Clean ...

Belmar's Beach Sweeps Brings Out Contingent of Committed Volunteers

BELMAR, NJ — Under drizzly and dreary skies, a smaller-than-usual contingent of determined volunteers spent their morning yesterday doing something for Mother Nature.

Donning gloves, hats and raingear, they converged on Ocean Avenue in Belmar to participate in Clean Ocean Action’s 32nd annual Beach Sweeps. With trash bags and checklists in hand, they scoured the beach — and ...

All Hands on Deck for Belmar Beach and Lake Como Cleanups

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Grab you gloves and head down to the beach or over to the lake tomorrow morning.

While the world observes Earth Day on April 22, it’s time to get your hands dirty right here at home. Volunteers have their choice of two environmental cleanup projects — the Clean Ocean Action’s Beach Sweeps in Belmar and the New Jersey Clean Communities' Clean ...

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