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9th Annual Highlands Art Exhibit

Come celebrate the allure of the Highlands region’s diverse landscapes, flora, and fauna at our Ninth Annual Juried Art Exhibit, held in conjunction with Farmstead Arts at The Farmstead Arts Center in Basking Ridge. Advocates of Natural Beauty: An invitational art exhibit featuring the Highlands will feature a mix of photography, oil and watercolor paintingsread 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

Conform or not to conform

To Conform or not to Conform, in the Highlands That is the Question. Massive changes, like it or not are coming to the Highlands region.  The Coronaviruses and its public health, economic and social consequences will affect every community, county and for that matter the state government.  The State’s tax revenue, state and federal aid,read more

Hike Stairway to Heaven!

Open Space Month Hike: Stairway to Heaven – June 8th, 9AM The Appalachian Trail is a legendary thru-hike tracking the Appalachian Mountains for over 2000 miles from Georgia all the way up to Maine. We will only cover about 3 miles out and back to the top of Wawayanda Mountain. This is a moderate/strenuous hikeread more

Willowwood Photography Workshop with Dwight Hiscano

Dwight Hiscano, the wonderfully talented local photographer will be leading a photography workshop at Willowwood Arboretum on Thursday, May 23, to benefit the Highlands Coalition. COST:  $100 per person, which includes boxed lunch. SPACE IS LIMITED, so you must pre-register.  Please contact Julia Somers ( before May 16 or call  973-588-7190 x1 to register andread more

Press Release: Announcing the 6th Highlands Juried Art Exhibit

The New Jersey Highlands Coalition, in association with the Morris Museum, is proud to announce its 6th Highlands Juried Art Exhibit featuring the landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural and historic resources of the Highlands of NY, NJ, PA and CT. Artists are invited to submit work for an exhibit at the Morris Museum in Morristown,read more

2019 Highlands Pub Crawl & Scavenger Hunt Calendar

Join us for a one-of-a-kind evening sampling New Jersey craft beers, tasting great food, and participating in the scavenger hunt to unlock great prizes provided by our community supporters. Our Hopped Up Highlands events draw attention to the simple fact that you cannot make good beer without great water, and the New Jersey Highlands has some ofread more

October 13th: Hopped Up in Morristown!

Join us in Morristown, October 13th, 2018 to sample New Jersey craft beers, taste great food, and win fantastic prizes! Our Hopped Up Highlands events draw attention to the simple fact that you cannot make good beer without great water, and the New Jersey Highlands has some of the best! So come out and support us,read more

Don’t be afraid of the dark!

The New Jersey Highlands Coalition presents an evening learning about the secret lives of moths and nocturnal flying insects with renowned ecologist and wildlife photographer Blaine Rothauser.   Where: Sheep Hill Park, Boonton When: June 14th at 8PM   With 770,000 species of moths worldwide, and approximately 3,200 in the Garden State, one can be kept veryread more

Third Annual NJ Highlands Coalition Golf Outing

  Join the New Jersey Highlands Coalition and Hawk Pointe Golf Club for our Third Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, May 17 at 8 AM – 6 PM. Enjoy the 72-par golf course with 18 holes of distinct character including natural areas, wetlands, dense woods, historical markers and glimpses of an abundant wildlife population. Concurrentlyread more