Category: Events

NJ Highlands Coalition Annual Meeting

The New Jersey Highlands Coalition Annual Meeting is an opportunity for us to reconnect and share our successes and stories from the year behind us, as well as to look forward to the year ahead. We hope you can make it! When: October 12 at 3:00pm Where: in-person at The Kean University Skylands campus locatedread more

Highlands Industrial Archaeology Car Tour/Trek

Our fall car trek was held in-person on October 23. “Rain Check” tickets are still available for those interested in driving the route on their own. 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—hostread more

4th Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

The Fourth Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference was held in-person on September 17 at Centenary University’s Lackland Center. This year’s conference featured 14 workshops spread across four tracks, focusing on promoting community, the environment, and a compatible ecotourism economy in Northwest New Jersey. Video recordings will be available shortly. For information on this year’sread 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

NJ Highlands Coalition Webinars

Taking our outreach and education initiatives online! Since the beginning of social distancing and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 the Coalition has been mobilizing to create and share engaging content to keep our members and supporters informed about ongoing issues affecting the Highlands. To this end we are offering a series of Webinarread more

Hike the NJ Highlands

HIGHLANDS HIKERS! THE NJ HIGHLANDS COALITION’S INFORMAL OUTDOORS GROUP Throughout the year the Coalition will lead a series of day hikes in some of the Highlands’ spectacular State Parks and Forests. Details about each hike will be emailed to those who sign up to the Highlands Hikers mailing list and posted on Highlands Coalition Socialread more