New Jersey Wetland Program Plan, 2023-2027

dc.contributor.authorNew Jersey. Department of Environmental Protection
dc.descriptionNew Jersey Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to The United States Environmental Protection Agency Enhancing State and Tribal Programs Initiative.en_US
dc.description.abstractNew Jersey is the most densely populated state in the United States and is expected to be the first state to reach build-out – where all land is either protected or developed. Wetlands are an important feature in New Jersey, covering 17% of the state and providing a plethora of ecosystem services to plant, animal, and human residents. The state has taken a multi-faceted, comprehensive, approach to managing and protecting freshwater and coastal wetlands. This five-year Wetland Program Plan is an update of the second New Jersey Wetland Program Plan. It provides a framework for the State of New Jersey to strengthen the core elements of its wetland program and to continue to reach the goals listed herein. The steps outlined will serve to direct current and future wetland protection and management efforts along a coordinated path to the benefit of New Jersey’s wetland resources and the quality of life for future generations.en_US
dc.publisherTrenton, N.J. : Department of Environmental Protectionen_US
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dc.subjectNew Jerseyen_US
dc.subjectWetland managementen_US
dc.subjectWetland conservationen_US
dc.titleNew Jersey Wetland Program Plan, 2023-2027en_US
dc.title.alternativeNew Jersey Wetland Program Plan, 2023-2026: Third Iteration, December 2022en_US


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