Agriculture and Resource Management -
Coastal Water Quality & Recreation
Cara Muscio is the Marine Agent for Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension. She will primarily serve Monmouth, Ocean, and Atlantic counties, developing educational and outreach programming in Marine Water Quality, Watershed Management, and Recreation. She will also work in collaboration with watershed, recreational, marine trade and other groups active on the Jersey shore.
Several projects are currently underway, including research on disposal of expired marine flares, a Jersey Shore Coastline web site, and a shellfish restoration project in Barnegat Bay. In addition, lesson plans for area teachers, and other educational materials are in the works. Marina owners please visit the link below to find out about the NEW NJ CLEAN MARINA PROGRAM!
Water Quality and Watershed Links:
- Barnegat Bay Estuary Program
- Water Management Area 12
- Great Egg Harbor Watershed
- NJ DEP Water Information
Recreation, Fishing, and Boating links:
- NJ Clean Marina Program
- NJ Clean Vessel Program
- NJ Marine Trades Association
- NJ Boater Pumpout Guide
Please visit Agent Muscio's main page at RCRE of Ocean County for more information on all programs and resources in coastal water quality and recreation. The page can be accessed at: http://ocean.rcre.rutgers.edu/marine/wq.html.
Specialty: Recreation & Water Quality
1623 Whitesville Rd
Toms River, NJ 08755