The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The New Jersey Field Office serves the State of New Jersey by protecting endangered species, supporting Federal planning, abating contamination, and partnering with landowners to restore wildlife habitats.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has developed this Environmental Assessment for the Hughesville Dam Removal. The Hughesville Dam is on the Musconetcong River in New Jersey. The dam is a major barrier that restricts diadromous fish from reaching their historic spawning and nursery areas. This EA will be available for a 30-day public comment period beginning August 12, 2015.
Promoting Oyster Restoration Through Schools (Project PORTS) is underway in New Jersey's Delware Bay Shore region!