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Conservation Projects

American Oystercatcher Project

The American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) is listed as a species of special conservation concern in New Jersey. We work to monitor and protect American oystercatchers in New Jersey and throughout other parts of its range.

Amphibian Conservation

Since the 1970s worldwide amphibian populations have been in decline. Habitat loss is the main cause of declines but pollution, degradation, invasive species, and a changing climate are also important factors.

Amphibians Crossing!

Since 2002 we have worked to protect early-spring breeding amphibians like the wood frog, spotted salamander, jefferson salamander, and spring peeper during their annual migrations, which often lead them across perilous roadways.

Bald Eagle Project

We help manage the state's population of Bald eagles. In 2013, there were 148 pairs of bald eagles monitored in New Jersey.

Bat Project

Read about our work to help protect New Jersey's bat population.

Beach Nesting Bird Project

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ tirelessly works to monitor and protect beach nesting birds in New Jersey.

Bog Turtle Habitat Evaluation

Conserve Wildlife Foundation is assessing historic bog turtle sites for future habitat restoration projects.

Calling Amphibian Monitoring Project (CAMP)

The object of this program is to assess the distribution, abundance, and health of New Jersey's amphibians. We assist by recruiting volunteers to participate in the statewide survey.

Freshwater Invertebrates Project

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ is working with the New Jersey Endangered and Nongame Species Program to survey for freshwater invertebrates across the state and evaluate their conservation status.

Grassland Project

Conserve Wildlife Foundation has partnered with several other organizations to protect, create, and manage grasslands in New Jersey.

Great Bay Terrapin Project

Conserving terrapins on southern Barnegat Bay and Great Bay through species management, education, and awareness.

Marine Mammals

Conserve Wildlife Foundation staff have partnered with federal and state agencies, the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and Jenkinson's Aquarium to develop conservation plans for marine mammals in New Jersey and promote public education to avoid negative human/marine wildlife interactions.

Osprey Project

Conserve Wildlife Foundation plays an active role in helping to manage and protect Ospreys in New Jersey.

Peregrine Project

We work closely with biologists with the Endangered and Nongame Species Program to help monitor the peregrine falcon population in New Jersey.

Roads and Wildlife Working Group

This group has been established in order to proactively identify potential conflicts between roads and wildlife as well as stretches of road where wildlife will benefit from crossing structures to allow safe passage.

Delaware Bay Shorebird Project

The spring migration of shorebirds through Delaware Bay is one of the world’s most magnificent wildlife spectacles – and one of the most imperiled.