Long Beach Township Stays Ready for the Summer Crowds by Implementing Environmentally Smart Procedures Year Round
"Under the proactive leadership of Mayor Joseph Mancini, Commissioner Joseph Lattanzi, and Commissioner Ralph Bayard, the township adapted the innovative action items to suit the goals and character of the community, and pioneered many actions for points which are replicable in other communities."
NJACD’s Executive Director, Desiree L. Dunn attended an all-day field training workshop, September 24th, at Donaldson Farms in Hackettstown. It was provided by the NJ Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The purpose was to gain an understanding of soil assessments for conservationists to be able to offer valuable information to producers.
Soil Health expert, Mike Kucera, an NRCS agronomist from their National Soil Survey Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, demonstrates a simple test to measure infiltration. Also seen here from left to right: Dan Mull, NRCS District Conservationist, Hackettstown; Justine Cook, NOFA NJ employee; Chad Cherefko, NJ NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations; and, Christine Hall, NRCS State Resource Conservationist.