Episode 62-Island Beach State Park and Liberty State Park with Superintendents Jen Clayton and Rob Rodriguez

July 21, 2017

Out of New Jersey’s 40 treasured state parks, Island Beach State Park and Liberty State Park are the largest and most-visited. With hundreds of thousands of visitors per year, dedicated state employees work hard to make sure the parks are up and running year-round. Superintendents Jen Clayton and Rob Rodriguez talk about the amenities, history and natural wonders that make their parks special, as well as the challenges that come up along the way.

To find out more about Liberty State Park, please visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/liberty.html.

To find out more about Island Beach State Park, please visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/island.html.

To find out more about the Piping Plovers, please visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/ensp/pdf/end-thrtened/plover.pdf and http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/news/2016/ploverupdate7-16.htm.


Photo Courtesy of volunteer Kevin Knutsen


Episode 61-Division of Fish and Wildlife 125th Anniversary with Director Larry Herrighty

July 14, 2017

This year, DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. The Division has rededicated itself to its long-time mission of conserving wildlife and providing recreation opportunities for generations of hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts. New Jersey is home to a remarkable diversity of fish and wildlife species and hundreds of dedicated professionals to manage these resources. Larry Herrighty, Director of the Division of Fish and Wildlife, sits down with Bob Bostock to discuss the history of the Division, the wildlife that it protects, and how they’ll be celebrating this milestone throughout the year

For more information on the Division of Fish and Wildlife, please visit http://njfishandwildlife.com/.

To view the New Jersey Monarch Butterfly Conservation Guide, please visit http://www.nj.gov/dep/docs/monarch-guide.pdf.