American Littoral Society

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American Littoral Society (ALS)

Address:Sandy Hook, Bldg 18
Highlands, NJ 07732

Established: 1961. Description:Naturalists interested in the enjoyment, study, and conservation of coastal environments. Promotes the protection of coastal beaches, wetlands, rivers, and estuaries. Conducts coastal field trips. Maintains chapters serving the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern regions. Members: 5,000 Dues: $35/year
Publications: Underwater Naturalist (periodically); free to members. Coastal Reporter (quarterly); free to members.

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The American Littoral Society and New York/New Jersey Baykeeper work together trying to preserve what's left of a natural environment laid low by dredging, filling and construction.
Bennett, executive director of the American Littoral Society, "Perhaps we should slow down and get a good look at these replenishment projects that have long-term impacts on the Jersey Shore.
Abstract--Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) were tagged and released in Atlantic coastal areas between Massachusetts and Florida from 1963 through 2003 as part of a National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) project and a volunteer program sponsored by the American Littoral Society (ALS).
The BBBC is made up of more than 100 environment, labor, government and business groups, including the American Littoral Society, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the New York State Association of Reduction, Reuse and Recycling.
There are more regionally based groups like the American Littoral Society, Clean Ocean Action, Reef Relief and the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF), which co-sponsors the Great American Fish Count every July, when divers help scientists count local fish populations.
Millemann A Coast Alliance, Clean Ocean Action, and American Littoral Society Publication August 1999
for the National Park Service's Volunteers in the Park Program, Fort Hancock and the Baykeeper Program of the American Littoral Society, Highlands.

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