“Illegal Acts” Close Three Wildlife Management Areas for Summer
Camden, Cumberland and Gloucester County Residents Effected
New Jersey DEP Fish and Wildlife announced in May that, “to protect public safety and natural resources” six areas in five Wildlife Management Areas will be closed to the public this season through September 5, 2022. The state noted that they are not closing all the wildlife management areas, “just small sections within them.” Among those areas being banned from summer use and access are:
Winslow WMA (Winslow, Camden County)
That portion of Winslow WMA commonly referred to as Winslow East or the Hot Mix section: All Fish and Wildlife property within the boundary beginning at the intersection of Rt. 322 and Piney Hollow Rd.; north along Piney Hollow Rd. to its intersection with Folsom Rd. (Rt. 73); southeast on Folsom Rd. to its intersection with the Camden-Gloucester County boundary; south along the Camden-Gloucester County boundary to its intersection with Rt. 322; west along Rt. 322 to the starting point at the intersection with Piney Hollow Rd.
Cedar Lake WMA (Monroe Twp., Gloucester County)
That portion of Cedar Lake WMA commonly referred to as the Sand Plant: All Fish and Wildlife property within the boundary beginning at the intersection of Jackson Rd. and W. Piney Hollow Rd.; north on W. Piney Hollow Rd. to Rt. 322; east on Rt. 322 to Cains Mill Rd.; south on Cains Mill Rd. to Malaga Rd.; south on Malaga Rd. to E. Reading Ave.; south on E. Reading Ave. to Lake Ave.; south on Lake Ave. to Jackson Rd.; west on Jackson Rd. to the starting point at W. Piney Hollow Rd.
Menantico Ponds WMA (Millville, Cumberland Co.)
All properties owned by Fish and Wildlife identified as the Menantico Ponds WMA and the access road into the area from Route 49.