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Who are the Friends of Island Beach State Park?

The Friends of Island Beach State Park is a non-profit volunteer organization formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational & research programs, and events at Island Beach State Park. Our mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park.

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Science of the Shore – Succession & Coastal Dunes

March 25, 2017

  This is the seventh installment of the “Science of the Shore Column" written by Bianca Charbonneau, Phd candidate. Have a science question you would like answered? Email Bianca at BCharbon@sas.upenn.edu...Continue »

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February 2017 Events – Get out! Get Busy!

January 26, 2017

Come out and join us this February for some fresh air, good conversation and camaraderie!   Saturday, Feb. 11 - Owl Always Love Island Beach State Park Event: Join us for...Continue »

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Guest Column: The Snowy Owl – Winter Visitors

January 22, 2017

  By Jim Merritt, Past President of the Friend of Island Beach State Park Snowy Owls ( Bubo scandiacus)  have returned to Island Beach.  They spend their summers on their...Continue »

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Science of the Shore – A Tale of Two Beaches: Winter & Summer Beach Profiles

January 12, 2017

  This is the sixth installment of the “Science of the Shore Column" written by Bianca Charbonneau, Phd candidate. Have a science question you would like answered? Email Bianca at BCharbon@sas.upenn.edu...Continue »