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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


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What the Heck are Those? Moon Snail Casings

July 16, 2017

  This is the ninth 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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Summer Reading: My Island Beach

July 13, 2017

One of our Friends, Robert E. Schwartz, wrote a fiction book about Island Beach State Park. The following is a bit about his experience writing the book, and a short...Continue »

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June Newsletter

June 19, 2017

Summer solstice is just days away, and the park is popping.  Click here to read our June newsletter for ... Volunteer opportunities We're hiring!!! The Barrier Island Classic and the...Continue »

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Science of the Shore – Piping Hot Info on Piping Plover

June 10, 2017

  This is the eighth 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 Piping...Continue »