Egg Harbor Township Environmental
“We can’t solve
problems by using the same kind of thinking
we used when we created
them.” – Albert Einstein
Achievements for 2014
Worked on developing a “significant” tree ordinance
to protect the Township’s largest and oldest trees.
A preliminary draft of this ordinance has been
submitted to Peter Miller for review.
Planned to enhance the Big Tree inventory which
would include the largest/oldest trees of a given
species in the Township and would provide the basis
of the requirements for a tree to be deemed
Continued involvement in the development of the EHT
Worked with the Eagle Academy students to construct
a new shed at the Arboretum.
Participated in Community Pride Day
Worked with the landscape architect on plans for
improvements to the Reserve
Worked with Catawba Project Students for the layout
and planting of new vegetation
Assisted with the Turkey Trot.
Maintain the equipment at the Arboretum.
Continued to work with
NJ Audubon Society member John Layton and Township
Administration to identify retention basins suitable
for bluebird houses.
Bird count of fledglings for 2014
Nesting results for 2014:
Eastern Bluebirds 178 banded and fledged
Tree Swallows 16 fledged
House Wrens 9 fledged
Tufted Titmice 9 fledged
Chickadees 7 fledged