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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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Latest News Around the Island Beach State Park


April General Meeting & Event Updates!

March 29, 2017

    Spring has sprung! There is so much happening in the park in the coming weeks.... Check out the full April Newsletter here! Please join us on April 8...Continue »


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 »


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 »


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 »