Jersey Summer Shore Safety

Have fun, be safe, and be kind to our coastal natural resources.

The population of the coastal counties of New Jersey skyrockets during the summer months, as people flock to the shore to swim, shop, surf, boat, fish and otherwise enjoy the Jersey Shore. With more visitors and residents than ever before, it is important that recreation be environmentally friendly and safe for everyone involved. Keep tabs on this site to learn more about how you can become an expert at Jersey Summer Shore Safety.

Summer Safety Topics

BBSRP grown Clams

Seafood Safety

(exit to Seafood Safety Website)


Pile of expired flares

Expired Marine Flares

  Bacteria plate

Citizen Bacterial Pathogen Monitoring

Always be ready for outdoor activity with our two newest fact sheets:

FS1132 Be Safe out in the Sun and FS1141 Heat Stress and Dehydration!

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County