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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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North End Living Shoreline Closer To Reality

North End Living Shoreline Closer To Reality

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time we were about to embark on a Capital Campaign to raise an additional $200,000 toward our local cost share for the Mordecai Island Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project (“Breakwater Project”). The contributions to...

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New Oyster Upweller For Mordecai

New Oyster Upweller For Mordecai

Oyster spat will be growing in a new upweller this summer on Norwood Avenue in Beach Haven, thanks to the efforts of Mike Davis, past MLT president, and MLT member Wes Heilman. A ReClam the Bay upweller will give us the opportunity to raise oysters from spat to a size...

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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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