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How Your Christmas Tree Can Help Rebuild NJ Shore

The donated trees will be used to help rebuild sand dunes along beaches damaged by Sandy



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    Don't toss your tree to the curb. This year, it can serve a special purpose.

    Your Christmas tree can play an important role in helping the Jersey Shore rebuild from Hurricane Sandy.

    The Barrier Islands of Ocean County are spreading the word that your old tree can serve a special purpose this year.

    Donated trees will be lined up and added to sand dunes to help trap sand and rebuild the dunes.

    Here are some tree drop-off locations:

    Cattus Island County Park
    1170 Cattus Island Boulevard 
    Toms River, NJ
    Drop off on January 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Ortley Beach EMS
    6th and 35 South
    Ortley, NJ
    Drop off now through Jan. 12

    Plumstead Township Maintenance Building Parking Lot
    Pine Street
    Drop off on Jan. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon

    Silverton Farms
    1520 Silverton Road
    Toms River, NJ

    Please remove all tinsel, lights and ornaments before dropping your tree off.


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