Our Events

Highlands Hike-A-Thon

Ready to hit the beautiful trails and stunning rivers and reservoirs in the New Jersey Highlands this summer? Why not join the Coalition’s Hike-a-thon and win amazing prizes and experiences for doing something you love while protecting someplace you love?   We hope that you will register with your friends and family prior to the Juneread more

Spring Silent Auction

Get ready for fun!! We have curated a collection of exciting experiences, travel packages, wine baskets, and other stunning items for our Spring Silent Auction! Your support directly goes to further our mission of protecting our beloved NJ Highlands. The silent auction will launch on April 15th and close on May 8th at 3:00 p.m.  read more

8th Annual Golf Outing

Join the New Jersey Highlands Coalitions’ Eighth Annual Golf Outing at the beautiful Hawk Pointe Golf Club on Monday, May 8th. Your ticket directly supports the protection of the New Jersey Highlands and includes green fees, breakfast, a mid-event snack, and a grand luncheon. Bring your game, golf clubs if you have them, and inviteread more

Inside the Hive: Honeybees and Beekeeping in New Jersey

North America is home to over 4,000 native species of bees, not including lookalike species such as wasps and yellow jackets. In this webinar, learn to tell the difference between honeybees and other stinging insects, and how life inside the works: How and why are queens made? What are the different jobs a bee canread more

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

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

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

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