RIVER WATERSHED RESTORATION PLAN DEVELOPMENT
NJDEP 319 Grant Received by New Jersey Institute of Technology
watershed is in the southwestern portion of the South Branch
Raritan River watershed. It
is a 31 square mile drainage basin of mixed land uses containing
Walnut Brook, First, Second and Third Neshanic Rivers and the
Neshanic River main branch.
WILDLIFE HABITAT ON PRIVATE LANDS
Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) has been popular with
landowners in New Jersey interested in wildlife habitat management since
its inception in 1998. more...
TOWNSHIP RECEIVES NJDEP 319 GRANT TO DEVELOP A SIDNEY BROOK WATERSHED
Brook is a headwater stream of the South Branch of the Raritan
River located in Union and Franklin Townships, just above the
Round Valley Reservoir intake.
It is a Category 1 (C1) designated stream meaning it has
exceptional ecological, recreational, or aesthetic character, or
that it is an exceptional resource for fisheries, water supply,
or open space. more...
CORPS AND STATE COLLABORATE TO RESTORE AND ENHANCE HISTORIC
past summer, a volunteer from the Somerset County Historical
Society warmly welcomed Army Corps visitors at the historic
Van Veghten House in Somerset County, N.J. more...
BRANCH RARITAN IS HEALTHY ACCORDING TO STREAM CRITTERS
Saturday, November 11, 2006, the South Branch Watershed
Association presented the results of the 2006 river
monitoring season at Echo Hill Environmental Education Area. more...
TARGETED WATERSHED GRANT FOR THE RARITAN BASIN
Municipal Assessment Program Updates
true test of innovation is success, not the uniqueness of
individual project components.
The Raritan Basin provides a unique opportunity to
demonstrate and evaluate an innovative set of approaches to
restore, protect and enhance water resources. more...
The NJWSA is
gearing up for the initiation of the River Friendly resident
program in the main stem Raritan area, encompassing sections
of Raritan Borough, Somerville Borough, Manville Borough,
Bridgewater Township, and Hillsborough Township.
Park Stream Restoration Project Update!
Hoffman Park Stream Restoration Project is located on a branch
of the Mulhockaway at the eastern end of the park, off Mechlins
Corner Road. Hunterdon
County owns and manages the park.
Project, October 2006
JERSEY WATERSHED AMBASSADORS PROGRAM
Raritan Watershed Management Area Update:
sub watershed of focus this year in Lower
Raritan Watershed Management Area
is the Manalapan Brook.
The Manalapan Brook runs through portions of Manalapan,
Millstone, and Freehold Townships. more...
OF NUTRIENT TMDLs FOR THE RARITAN RIVER BASIN
Omni Environmental Corporation (TRC Omni) is working with NJDEP and
the New Jersey EcoComplex to provide the technical basis to address
phosphorus impairments in the non-tidal Raritan River Basin.
PEAPACK BROOK STREAM BANK STABILIZATION PROJECT
Peapack Brook, contained within the Upper Raritan Watershed, is a trout
production stream that flows through Chester Borough, Chester Township,
the Borough of Peapack-Gladstone, and Bedminster Township.
is using Source Water Protection funds from dedicated portion of
its water rate to partner with the State, counties and
municipalities in the purchase of open space identified in the
Spruce Run Initiative’s “Critical Areas Plan for the Spruce
Run Reservoir Watersheds,” the Raritan Basin Watershed
Management Project’s “Critical Water Resources Areas in the
Raritan River Basin,” and NJWSA’s “Critical Water
Resources Areas in the Lockatong and Wickecheoke Creek