June meeting to share observations how-to’s

HOWELL, NJ – Monmouth County’s next Greentable meeting will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, 311 Georgia Tavern Road.

The meeting will provide Monmouth County residents and municipal officials with a comprehensive overview of one of the tangible benefits of protecting open space and farmland – creating and maintaining habitat for wildlife observation.

Speakers will include:

  • Michael Davenport, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, on behalf of the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife
  • Chris Lanza, Senior Park Naturalist, Monmouth County Park System

The program will provide information and how-to’s of observing wildlife including etiquette for observation, hot spots, reporting observations of rare wildlife, endangered species, local conservation efforts and a nature trail walk.

Greentable attendees will have an opportunity to discuss ways that public facilities can be created, expanded and improved. The speakers will talk about strategies, programs and funding sources as well as local efforts already underway.

The Monmouth County Greentable is a periodic meeting of individuals, groups and government representatives that work together to preserve open space and farmland. The group presents information about past, present and future local preservation projects as a way to share experiences, expectations and ideas.

For more information, contact Dawn Thompson, Director of Neptune Township Recreation by telephone at 732-869-1202 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..