Cape May Point is unique among Jersey Shore communities for its natural environment, many trees, and wildlife-friendly gardens. Our quiet residential streets are used more for walking and biking than for motor vehicles. Because of our location along the Atlantic Flyway, Cape May Point is a major rest stop for birds and butterflies migrating north in the spring and south in the fall. Visitors from around the world come here to view wildlife migration.
The Environmental Commission is responsible for the restoration, preservation and development of the natural resources located in Cape May Point. In practice, this involves reviewing, coordinating, researching, and advising the Borough on all environmental matters including the management of public lands.
The Green Team coordinates Cape May Point’s activities towards certification by Sustainable Jersey, a prestigious designation for municipal governments in New Jersey. By supporting community efforts to reduce waste, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and improve environmental equity, Sustainable Jersey is empowering communities to build a better world for future generations.
Click on the following links for information for residents and visitors provided by the Environmental Commission and the Green Team.
Cape May Point Nature Guide
Landscaping & Trees
Parks & Open Space
Protecting Our Environment