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New Jersey Natural Gas


05/04/2023 - For Immediate Release

Wall, N.J. – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) invites customers to explore the wonders of the Jersey Shore at its annual Ocean Fun Days on May 20 and 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Now in its 20th year, this free, two-day event brings awareness and appreciation for our coastal environment and ecosystems with fun activities for the entire family. As part of NJNG’s commitment to sustainability through the company’s Coastal Climate Initiative, Ocean Fun Days provides the opportunity for customers to learn about steps they can take to protect these environmental treasures.

For this milestone anniversary, NJNG is providing an enhanced experience for its customers with new activities for the whole family including a bird walk, beach combing, kayak tours and exhibitors. This year, attendees can also enjoy free tours of The Sandy Hook lighthouse, interactive demonstrations, touch tanks, fiddler crab races, seining and more. Guests can learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists about energy conservation and the importance of preserving and protecting the Jersey Shore's natural resources.

“For the past 20 years of Ocean Fun Days, we have shared an appreciation for our unique coastal environment with the families and communities we serve,” said Tom Hayes, director of Customer and Community Relations at New Jersey Natural Gas. "Customers of all ages can engage in activities that help raise awareness about this vital ecosystem and the role we can play to help protect our beloved Jersey Shore.”

NJNG is proud to host this annual event, working alongside state and local agencies and organizations, including New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Gateway National Park/National Park Service, New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry/Island Beach State Park, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the Asbury Park Press and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s James J. Howard Marine Sciences Lab at Sandy Hook.

This year's Ocean Fun Days takes place on Saturday, May 20 at Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park and Sunday, May 21 at N.J. Sea Grant Consortium, Sandy Hook, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Free admission and parking will be provided for guests.

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About New Jersey Resources

New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) is a Fortune 1000 company that, through its subsidiaries, provides safe and reliable natural gas and clean energy services, including transportation, distribution, asset management and home services. NJR is composed of five primary businesses:
  • New Jersey Natural Gas, NJR’s principal subsidiary, operates and maintains over 7,700 miles of natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve more than 570,000 customers in New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean, Morris, Middlesex and Burlington counties.
  • NJR Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar projects with a capacity of more than 430 megawatts, providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon solutions.
  • NJR Energy Services manages a diversified portfolio of natural gas transportation and storage assets and provides physical natural gas services and customized energy solutions to its customers across North America.
  • Storage & Transportation serves customers from local distributors and producers to electric generators and wholesale marketers through its ownership of Leaf River Energy Center and the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline, as well as our 50 percent equity ownership in the Steckman Ridge natural gas storage facility.
  • NJR Home Services provides service contracts as well as heating, central air conditioning, water heaters, standby generators, solar and other indoor and outdoor comfort products to residential homes throughout New Jersey.

NJR and its more than 1,300 employees are committed to helping customers save energy and money by promoting conservation and encouraging efficiency through Conserve to Preserve® and initiatives such as The SAVEGREEN Project® and The Sunlight Advantage®.

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