Spotlights

Rainwater Harvesting Workshops March 22nd and 29th

The New Jersey River Friendly Association will be hosting a pair of workshops centered on the importance and benefits of rainwater collection for everyday use.

30th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest April 13th

The New Jersey Department of Enviormental Protection will be hosting their 30th annual GIS Mapping Contest on April 13th.

 

Princeton Environmental Film Festival March 28 - April 2

The Princeton Public Library will be hosting their 11th annual Enviormental Film Festival starting on March 28th. 

'WARN NJDEP' Mobile App for Non-Emergency Incidents - A 'must' download with a terrific interface

DEP WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR MOBILE APP THAT LETS PUBLIC REPORT NON-EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL INCIDENTS

This app utilizes GPS technology for pinpoint location of environmental incidents and also allows users to submit photos as part of their reports to the DEP.

STEM Saturday For Preschoolers on Feb. 11

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association will be hosting a one hour long workshop for Preschoolers to learn about STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics)  fields through fun, age appropriate activities. 

 

Winter Waterfowl and Raptor Birdwatching Hike on Feb. 18

The New Jersey Conservation Foundation will be a hosting a Winter birdwatching hike at the Franklin Parker Perserve in Chatsworth, NJ on Saturdary, Febuary 18th.

 

New Jersey Storm Water Regulation Workshop on Feb. 16

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program will be working together with the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions to a host a workshop about environmental regulations concerning storm water run-off and what can be done to support them on February 16th at the Pilesgrove Municipal Building.

Learn About the Life and Times of the Horseshoe Crab on Feb. 4

The Friends of the Barnaget Lighthouse are hosting a free event on February 4th at 1 p.m. for people to learn about one of the Jersey Shore's most iconic aquatic animals, the Horseshoe Crab.

DEP Offers Tips On Reducing Pollutants and Safety Threats From Burning of Wood During Colder Months

With colder weather and the holidays approaching, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminds residents to practice safety and take steps to reduce the impact burning of wood has on air quality in their homes and neighborhoods. The DEP recommends following these guidelines for burning wood at home:

Passaic River Symposium VII – October 13-14, 2016

The seventh Passaic River Symposium will be an event featuring and integrating environmental management, watershed science, flood prevention, urban environments, sustainable development, and the Lower Passaic River Restoration Project.