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New Jersey Natural Gas


05/09/2024 - For Immediate Release

Wall, N.J. – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), the principal subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR), invites customers and community members to discover the wonders of the Jersey Shore at its annual Ocean Fun Days on May 18, 2024, at Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park and May 19, 2024, at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium in Sandy Hook. Now in its 21st year, this free, two-day event helps bring awareness and appreciation of New Jersey’s coastal environment and ecosystems. As part of NJNG’s commitment to sustainability through its Coastal Climate Initiative, Ocean Fun Days provides fun, hands-on activities for the entire family to learn about these environmental treasures and how to protect them. 
This year’s Ocean Fun Days programs include everything from touch tanks, bird walks and beach yoga to fiddler crab races, kayak tours and interactive demonstrations and exhibitions, like seining, and more. Attendees can explore the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s James J. Howard Marine Sciences Lab in Sandy Hook — opened to the public only for Ocean Fun Days. Also, guests can learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists about conservation and the importance of preserving the Jersey Shore's natural resources.
“Ocean Fun Days is a celebration of the Jersey Shore and our unique coastal environment,” said Tom Hayes, director of Customer and Community Relations at New Jersey Natural Gas. "Through hands-on activities and exciting games, people of all ages can learn about the vital role New Jersey’s marine ecosystem plays in protecting our environment and the communities where we live.”
NJNG is proud to host this event, 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 18, 2024, at Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park and Sunday, May 19, 2024, at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium in Sandy Hook, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free 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 natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve nearly 582,000 customers in New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean and parts of Morris, Middlesex, Sussex and Burlington counties.
  • Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar projects with a total capacity of approximately 474 megawatts, providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon solutions.
  • 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 and 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% equity ownership in the Steckman Ridge natural gas storage facility.
  • 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 over 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 SAVEGREEN™ and The Sunlight Advantage®.
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Michael Kinney, Media

Adam Prior, Investors

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