barnegat bay real estate: Barnegat Area Fishing Important to the Jersey Shore Economy - 11/27/17 05:00 AM

Barnegat area fishing has a long history and significant impact on our local economy. 
The Mid-Atlantic have a long and storied history of fishing, beginning with the Native American tribes who celebrated annual fish runs, and continuing with the colonial settlers, the whalers, and the modern fishing fleet.
Fishing still defines our culture today, with clams, sea scallops, crabs, and a variety of fish filling our menus and attracting tourists from all over the world.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report on commercial fishing along the East Coast, commercial fishermen working out of Barnegat and Long Beach Island pulled in 7.2 million pounds … (1 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Iconic Barnegat Bay - 06/15/11 11:29 AM

Barnegat Bay is an iconic part of The Jersey Shore for beach goers, boaters and fishermen alike. Barnegat Bay contributes an estimated $3.5 billion per year to the economy of the state. And New Jersey is a great economic option for visitors this summer with more than 91 million people living within a four-hour drive.
It is essentially a long estuary formed by Barnegat Peninsula, a long barrier peninsula, as well as by the north end of Long Beach Island. The bay is fed by several small rivers, including the Toms River and Metedeconk River, which empty into the bay … (2 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Live 8 Producer Opens New Restaurant In Barnegat - 05/24/11 04:20 AM

A new restaurant by Michael Selvanto, Michael's on the Bay, was recently opened in Barnegat overlooking Barnegat Bay.
Michael's On The Bay, at Sun Harbor Bay Club, is sure to be the "Jersey Shore's" premier Steak, Seafood & Pasta House. Proprietor Michael "Uncle Mike" Selvanto, decided to provide eclectic cuisine & warm service to the neighborhood & tourists alike with breathtaking bay-front views. Michael's On The Bay is a great place to "flock" when meeting friends, relaxing, or getting away from the daily routine.
One of the unique ideas Michael has for the restaurant is putting up a 50 foot screen in the outdoor dining area … (0 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Barnegat Bay Guardian - 04/26/11 08:05 AM

The American Littoral Society announced the launch of a new program that will strengthen their already robust efforts to protect and preserve Barnegat Bay, called the Barnegat Bay Guardian.
A resident of Point Pleasant, Al Wutkowski has already been named.  Wutkowski is best known as a legendary striped bass fisherman and more recently for his passion of protecting bay wildlife, especially waterfowl.
Helen Henderson, Policy Advocate for the Society says that the Barnegat Bay Guardian program will empower more individuals, especially boaters, to make better decisions that will protect the Bay.
"Having someone as passionate as Al out on the water will raise awareness about … (0 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Life on Barnegat Bay on Local TV - 01/07/11 08:39 AM
"Life on the Barnegat Bay," a documentary about the ecological deterioration of Barnegat Bay and hopes for its restoration, will be broadcast on local cable television systems Jan. 11 through Jan. 16.

Produced by the Barnegat Bay Partnership and the staff of Ocean TV-20 at Ocean County College, the film features Paul D. "Pete" McLain of Toms River, a veteran wildlife biologist and former deputy state wildlife director whose professional and personal life has been intertwined with the bay for most of his 80-plus.
The airing of this documentary comes on the heels of the recent bills signed by Governor Christie in Waretown … (0 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Fresh Air on The Jersey Shore - 08/04/10 05:13 AM
Fresh Air Fund on The Jersey ShoreSince 1877, The Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences in the country to more than 1.7 million New York City children from disadvantaged communities. Each year, thousands of children visit volunteer host families in 13 states and Canada through the Friendly Town Program or attend Fresh Air Fund camps.Children returning to the same host family must start participating by age 12, but can make return visits up until age 18.In our region, there are no participants in Atlantic or Cumberland counties, but Ocean and Cape May counties have volunteer coordinators … (0 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Living and Surfing The Jersey Shore, LBI - 08/03/10 09:22 AM
Surfing LBIThere are plans to add 3 new surfing beaches to Long Beach Township.  The township currently has 19 surfing beaches.  Check out the waves by clicking on the picture below for live web-cam pictures.

Surfing only beaches are selected on three criteria: adequate distance along the jetties, to allow a reasonable safety buffer zone separating surfers from swimmers and surfers from jetties; beaches must be relatively less crowded when compared with other township beaches and, of course, must have a decent sandbar for good wave break.The township's 12 miles of divided beach -- spanning two-thirds of the Long Beach … (1 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Jersey Shore's Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of Fame - 07/29/10 04:28 AM
Jersey Shore's Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of FameChampion sailors are among the veteran boaters being inducted into the Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of Fame...and you thought the Hall of Fame was just for football and baseball players! Hall of Fame organizers say their mission is to promote "the area's maritime heritage by recognizing individuals whose accomplishments on the water and/or on the shore have significantly enhanced Barnegat Bay's maritime character and strengthened its status as a maritime center.

One such man is Jonathan Wright, a true sailing champion.  He was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club in Cape May. … (1 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Brown Grass and Curb Appeal on The Jersey Shore - 07/28/10 04:39 AM
Brown Grass and Curb Appeal on The Jersey Shore otherwise know as Green Grass and High Tides Forever
Ok - we've just been through a searing heat wave and some of our seller's lawns look like the Mojave, so what should we do?

There's a Toms River, NJ company that will paint your lawn!  Yes, you read that correctly, paint your lawn, so from Brick, to Barnegat to Tuckerton, you can get a green, lush lawn.Before your very eyes, the dried, beige grass suddenly becomes green and lush. It was the work of the owner of Lawn Smart USA, of Toms River. … (3 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Land - Sharks Near Barnegat?! - 07/27/10 02:59 AM
No, just regular old Sandbar sharks along the Jersey ShoreIn case you didn't hear there were two sharks spotted off Barnegat Light a couple of weeks ago. As the crow flies - or, more accurately, as the fish swims - this tiny resort town at the northern tip of Long Beach Island could be the next logical target for a couple of sharks spotted off Ocean County beaches just northeast of Barnegat.A shark in the waters around here in the summertime is a normal occurrence. They're out there feeding on bunker pods like don't worry.If you live around here long enough, … (2 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Barnegat Real Estate Surrounded by Pinelands - 07/23/10 04:03 AM
Preserving the Pinelands Around Barnegat Real EstateNot many people are aware of Pine Barrens that stretch along The Jersey Shore to the Delaware Bay. The Pine Barrens, also known as the Pinelands, is a heavily forested area of coastal plain stretching across southern New Jersey. The name "pine barrens" refers to the area's sandy, acidic, nutrient-poor soil, to which the crops originally imported by European settlers didn't take well. These uncommon conditions enable the Pine Barrens to support a unique and diverse spectrum of plant life, including orchids and carnivorous plants. The area is also notable for its populations of rare … (0 comments)

barnegat bay real estate: Red Wine & Blues Festival Near Barnegat - 07/21/10 01:33 AM
Near Barnegat, 8th Annual Red Wine and Blues FestivalTeam up with the Tuckerton Seaport for a perfect afternoon of wine tasting from New Jersey's finest wineries plus live music by James Day and the Fish Fry.   More than two hundred years ago, London's Royal Society of the Arts recognized two New Jersey vintners for their success in producing the first bottles of quality wine derived from colonial agriculture. Today New Jersey's wineries continue the tradition of producing high quality wines. But New Jersey's 30+ wineries offer more than just nationally and internationally acclaimed wines; they offer a total wine experience.


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