Year: 2022


As the country’s iron capital between the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, the Highlands region of New Jersey was an early entry into the Industrial Age. Although the Highlands region—host to the largest, intact forest (320 square miles) in the northern half of the State and the source of clean water to 70% of New Jersey’sread more

Stop the Jaindl Warehouses

Tell NJDEP why they need to deny Jaindl’s application to pump sewage into the ground. DEADLINE is August 20, 2022 None of our concerns, our comments or our stories are inconsequential to this process. Please have everyone in your family, your neighborhood and beyond write a comment to NJDEP.  It doesn’t have to be longread more

Boonton Brewfest

Boonton Brewfest is back! We are happy to announce that Brewfest is returning to Canalside Park in Boonton on September 10 for a full afternoon of music, fun, and of course BEER! Over 30 breweries, 15 food vendors, and local crafts and merch vendors from all over the NJ area will have plenty to offerread more

4th Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

Registration is open for the Fourth Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference: the largest forum connecting community, ecotourism, and the environment in the region. This year’s conference returns in-person to the Lackland Center at Centenary University in Hackettstown for the first time since 2019. This year’s conference features 14 workshops, including destinations, camps for kids,read more

Highlands Geology Car Trek

Online registration for this event is officially closed.  If you are interested in purchasing the route to drive another time, contact Brielle Olshan at Did you know that the mountains of the New Jersey Highlands used to be higher than the Himalayas? Have you ever wondered about the geological history of the beautiful stateread more