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2020 Mordecai Island Ospreys: The Lost Summer

2020 Mordecai Island Ospreys: The Lost Summer

It is quite likely that the summer of 2020 will forever be known as the “lost summer,” a confusing and chaotic stretch of days that turned into months and seemed to be suspended in time. A summer when our unique and inalienable American freedoms, which are often...

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Annual Members Meeting & Presentation

Annual Members Meeting & Presentation

Join us on August 20th for our virtual annual members meeting at 7:00pm EST, followed at 7:30pm by Ben Wurst’s presentation, “The Amazing Osprey”. The meeting and presentation are open to all. Please see the official PDF below for more details.

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A Welcome from the President

A Welcome from the President

Welcome to Our New Website! "To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and down the surf lines of the continents for...

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A Tribute To Phil Flagler: Mordecai Founder

A Tribute To Phil Flagler: Mordecai Founder

The Mordecai Land Trust is fortunate that we have benefited by having our beginnings shaped by individuals whose contributions continue to influence the spirit and mission of the organization today. Phil Flagler, who died in April 2020, was one of those individuals....

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Fall Visit to Mordecai

Fall Visit to Mordecai

MLT vice-president Jim Dugan and president Linda Colgan made a late fall site visit to the island on November 1, ferried by RCTB friends Dom Tumas and Al Niche. They were joined by Stan Hales, Director of Barnegat Bay Partnership; Bill Shadel, an ecologist from Shadel...

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Annual Meeting Was “For the Birds”

Annual Meeting Was “For the Birds”

Birds on Mordecai and Oyster Castle Video Highlights of Mordecai Trust Annual Meeting This year’s Mordecai Land Trust annual meeting was, literally, for the birds. Biologist, author, attorney, and wildlife photographer Michele M. Budd was the featured speaker at the...

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Sustainability on Mordecai Island

Sustainability on Mordecai Island

We’re constantly bombarded by new terms. In the environmental field, concepts are given abstract names that are redefined daily depending on the view of the beholder. Sustainability is such a term used today to embrace our desire to maintain our environment for the...

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The IRS  has determined that the Mordecai Land Trust is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (“Code”) and not a private foundation pursuant to sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Code. Mordecai Land Trust was established in 2001.

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