Plan Your Trip
Delaware Bayshore Resources

Listed below is just a handful of the Delaware Bayshore Resources available to help research the area and its wildlife while planning your visit.   

For more background information on wildlife watching in New Jersey, visit New Jersey Audubon at www.njaudubon.org or New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection at www.state.nj.us/dep.  You can download species check lists of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians at www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/chklists.htm.

In addition, listed below are links to local businesses (by county) that support the Birding & Wildlife trails in initiative.

  1. Cape May County Businesses
  2. Cumberland County Businesses
  3. Salem County Businesses


Birds and Birding at Cape May
Clay & Pat Sutton. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA.  2006

Birding Cumberland: A Birder’s Guide
to Cumberland County, NJ
Clay Sutton. Standard Publishing, Vineland, NJ. 2003.

Natural Wonders of the Jersey Pines and Shore
Robert A. Peterson. Plexus Publishing, Inc., Medford, NJ. 2005.
A Naturalist Along the Jersey Shore
Joanna Burger. Rutgers University Press,
New Brunswick, NJ. 1996.

The Birds of Cape May
David Sibley. New Jersey Audubon Society, Bernardsville, NJ. 1997.

Audio, Video and Software Tools

The Crabs, The Birds, The Bay:
The Story of Horseshoe Crabs & Shorebirds on Delaware Bay
Natural Art Films. Cape May, NJ. 1997. 



Conservation Organizations with Offices in the Delaware Bayshore Region

Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
24 Kimbles Beach Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-2078
Phone: 609-463-0994

Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
197 Lighthouse Road
Pennsville, NJ 08070
Phone: 856-935-1487

New Jersey Audubon
Cape May Bird Observatory

Center for Research and Education
600 Route 47 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-861-0700

New Jersey Audubon
Nature Center of Cape May

1600 Delaware Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone: 609-898-8848

New Jersey Audubon
Cape May Bird Observatory

Northwood Center
701 East Lake Drive
P.O. Box 3
Cape May Point, NJ 08212
Phone: 609-884-2736 

Citizens United to Protect the
Maurice River and its Tributaries

P.O. Box 474
Millville, NJ 08332

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)
Leesburg, New Jersey
Phone: 973-539-7547

Salem County Watershed Task Force
P.O. Box 503, Woodstown, NJ 08098
Phone: 856-769-1524

Natural Lands Trust
New Jersey Field Office
261 School House Road
Newport, New Jersey 08345
Phone: 609-447-3425

The Nature Conservancy
Delaware Bayshores Center

2350 Route 47
Delmont, NJ 08314
Phone: 609-861-0600

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Fish and Wildlife
8747 Ferry Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Phone: 856-785-0592

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Parks and Forests
P.O. Box 404
Trenton, NJ 08625-0404
Phone: 609-292-2531
New Jersey Park Service
Phone: 800-843-6420

The Wetlands Institute
1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard
Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
Phone: 609-368-1211

Bayshore Discovery Project
2800 High Street, Bivalve
Port Norris, NJ 08349
Phone: 800-485-3072