Events

Events

Sep

GPS Rover Wheel

As part of MRRI’s spatial data collection campaign, GIS specialists are surveying trails and berms utilizing a GPS Rover Wheel to optimize continuous surface elevation collection over uneven terrain. The rover wheel construction enables us

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Tide Gate Inspection

MRRI has started a district wide tide gate and berm inspection campaign in the Lower Hackensack River Estuary. MRRI GIS specialists are working with engineers from Storm Water Management to assess the current status of

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MRRI Installs New Tide Gate

MRRI is now monitoring 9 different tide gates in the Meadowlands district. The newest tide gate station was deployed March 18th between the NJSEA impoundment and Saw Mill Creek, which is a tributary of the Hackensack

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Senior Experience

Each year the Meadowlands Research and Restoration Institute mentors up to 4 high school interns from Bergen County Academies. Students work in the NJDEP certified laboratory and  GIS laboratory.  Each student will work next to

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Fiddler Crabs in the Meadowlands

https://meri.njmeadowlands.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/P9060688.mov The video shows Fiddler crabs hurrying for cover across the mudflat, which resembles a migration. This usually takes place when a boat comes near to the place where they are foraging or sunbathing. A

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