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Posted on: September 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Blue Acres Information Session on October 4

Township of Millburn sign outside of Town Hall building

Join us for a virtual information session on the NJDEP Blue Acres program with Fawn McGee, Chief of State Land Acquisition on Monday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. 

The session will include a brief presentation on the Blue Acres program and a question and answer period following. The virtual webinar will be from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. You must register to access the webinar. 

Blue Acres is a program run through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. One of the goals of the Blue Acres program is to acquire properties from willing sellers and return flood prone areas to a natural state. The program is funded by grant awards through FEMA and one criteria for successful applications is by determining a benefit cost ratio for the project. For this reason, the more willing sellers that are contiguous to create a larger natural area, the better potential for a successful application. 

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