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Pin Oak Wetland Tour

  • 10 Sep 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Woodbridge Township

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  • For Paid Members and Past Presidents of NJ-AWRA

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Join Greenvest for a tour of the Pin Oak Forest Wetland Enhancement & Stream Restoration.

Tour Guide:  Brian Cramer, GreenVest


September 10th, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm


 

Location:

Pin Oak Forest (Ernest L. Oros Park)

Omar Avenue 

Avenel, NJ

Map | Directions

Website 

 

Members: $0

Non-members: $0

 

1 PE credit available


Overview

The Middlesex County Parks Pin Oak Forest Wetland Enhancement and Stream Restoration Project, submitted by GreenTrust Alliance, Inc, was recognized for excellence in Ecological Restoration. As part of the multi-site wetland restoration project, GreenTrust Alliance, GreenVest, and Princeton Hydro secure $3.9 million dollars of funding from the New Jersey Freshwater Wetland In-Lieu Fee program. The restoration project converted 29 acres of degraded freshwater wetlands, 0.33 acres of disturbed uplands dominated by invasive species, and 1,108 linear feet of degraded or channelized streams into a species-rich and highly functional headwater wetland complex. The project was completed in May 2017 with monitoring continuing through 2021. The Pin Oak forest Wetland Enhancement & Stream Restoration Project was awarded NJ-AWRA's Excellence in Waster Resources Management Award in 2018. Click Here for more information about the project and award.


Map to Site

Directions

GPS Coordinates:  N 40° 35' 7.7208"   W -74° 15' 45.792"

Driving Directions to Pin Oak Forest public entrance:

From Route 1/9 in Woodbridge Township:
Take exit for Randolph Avenue (East)
Make the first right onto Rahway Avenue (CR 514)
Make the first left onto Omar Avenue
Property entrance will be 1,175 feet east

 

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