PHOTO: Join the Monmouth County Park System for Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay.

PORT MONMOUTH & HIGHLANDS, NJ —  Discover a variety of fish, crabs and other sea creatures when the Monmouth County Park System hosts Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay this summer at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth and at the Popamora Point section of the Henry Hudson Trail in Highlands. 

During this hands-on program, area residents are invited to join Park System Naturalists as they seine the water and identify the aquatic creatures caught.  Designed for individuals and families, this free program is open to all ages, under 18 with adult. Participants should meet on the beach.  Closed-toe shoes are required.

The program is offered at Bayshore Waterfront Park from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 20-August 26.  It will be held at Popamora Point from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. the following Tuesdays and Thursdays:

·         June 21 & June 23

·         July 19 & July 21

·         August 2 & August 4

·         August 23 & August 25

Please note that this offering is weather dependent.  For more information about Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay or the Monmouth County Park System, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com  or call 732-842-4000.  For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711.  The Monmouth County Park System, created by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.