Cape Island Designated as 'Community Wildlife Habitat'

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A new community wildlife habitat was certified in South Jersey for its efforts in reversing habitat loss.

On Friday, May 19th, the National Wildlife Federation and the New Jersey Audubon Society designated Cape Island as a certified community wildlife habitat during the first day of the annual Cape May Spring Festival.

The designation marks the expanded number of natural habitats in the area, all thanks to local community members, environmental commissions, businesses, and schools who rallied together to restore wildlife habitats and educate others about the importance of wildlife conservation.

Cape Island is the third community in New Jersey to receive the honor. Currently, there are 90 certified community wildlife habitats in the United States and more than 70 working towards getting their certification.

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