The Tuckerton Seaport is full of the rich heritage of the bayman

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX At Barnegat Bay

The Tuckerton Seaport, is located along the Tuckerton Creek. This one-of-a-kind attraction, in the heart of historic Tuckerton NJ, brings the Jersey Shore's maritime traditions of the past and present to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities. Here you can discover the Jersey Shore's unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay. Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its Baymen through the Seaport's recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, interpretive exhibits, events, festivals, and more. Decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers, and baymen entertain, educate and delight visitors of all ages. Stroll the 3/4 mile boardwalk and experience life on the Tuckerton "Crik". Identify birds and plants on the 1/4 mile nature trail. Tour the site and view garveys, sneakboxes, cruising yachts and party boats displayed on land and water.

 On January 13, 2010 they will have a discussion about Pinelands Influence on Barnegat Bay.
Dr, Dennis Gray of the Rutgers Pineland Field Station will discuss how atmospheric deposition and Pine Barrens stream inputs influence the Barnegat Bay Ecosystem.  

There is also an Exhibit called Holidays Through the Decades, which is open Through January 15, 10am to 5pm    There will be a wonderful holiday display of trees, trains and treasures in Tucker's Island Lighthouse Gallery. 

Here is a link to the website:   www.TuckertonSeaport.org

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