New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University
The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve consists of just under 115,000 acres of pinelands, coastal plains, and barrier islands. It is home to many diverse species, including wading birds, waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, blue crabs, hard clams, bluefish, summer flounder, and more than 90 species of fish. Reserve staff prioritize research, outreach, and education to protect and restore ecosystems and preserve the future of New Jersey’s coasts.
Latest News from the Jacques Cousteau Reserve
Looking for a last minute stocking-stuffer? The 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report is packed with useful information that any coastal community could use. Twenty-three co-authors helped create this authoritative report.
New Jersey residents can now get a firsthand look at climate change impacts at one of five learning stations in State Parks, thanks to the Jacques Cousteau Reserve, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and partners.
Wetlands around the country are increasingly threatened by rising seas, stronger storms, more extreme precipitation, and drought. Planning to protect these precious resources while addressing the needs of communities …