Year: 2022

NJDEP Requests Public Comment on New Inland Flood Protection Rules

On December 5, 2022, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) published its official proposal for the Inland Flood Protection Rules. These new rules apply to Stormwater Management and the Flood Hazard Area Control Act. NJDEP will be holding a virtual public hearing concerning these rules on January 11, 2023 at 1:00pm via Microsoft Teams.read more

Oppose New Logging on Sparta Mountain

Oppose Logging on Sparta Mountain Stand 18a   On November 14, 2022 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a new plan for logging on stand 18a at Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management Area that is expect to commence on November 16. This announcement – given less than two days in advance – is notread more

Spring Car Trek: Reservoirs of the Highlands

The Spring Car Trek will take place on Saturday, April 15. This Reservoirs of the Highlands trek will focus on the critically important reservoirs that provide clean, healthy drinking water to Jersey City, Newark, and dozens of communities throughout northern New Jersey. The accompanying tour packet shares insights into the natural and human history ofread 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

5th Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

The Fifth Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference will be held on September 30th at The Lackland Center in Hackettstown. More information will be made available in spring 2023. The 2022 conference recordings will be made available as soon as possible. You can view the recordings for 2020 and 2021 at https://www.northwestnewjerseyrivers.org/recordings