Welcome To North Jersey RC&D

north-jersey-rcd-02The Resource Conservation and Development Program (RC&D) was initiated in 1962 to help people care for and protect their natural resources to improve an area’s economy, environment and living standards. The program provides a way for local residents to work together and plan how they can actively solve environmental, economic and social problems facing their communities. Today, the program continues to successfully deliver coordinated resource conservation and rural development assistance…read more.

Get Involved



Many of our projects require a lot of hands to get the job done. Volunteer with us and help your community through conservation. Have an expertise? As a non-profit organization, North Jersey RC&D is always looking for help with computers, public relations, accounting, and other general concerns. If you’d like to volunteer, please email Grace Messinger, or call her at (908) 441-9191.


Contact Us

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 117
Asbury, NJ 08802

Physical Office Location:

10 Maple Avenue
Asbury, NJ 08802

Phone: (908) 441-9191

You can also send a message to the council by clicking here.

Latest News

Apply for USDA Funding to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

Private landowners and eligible entities encouraged to apply by May 15 SOMERSET, April 1, 2015 – Yesterday Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). Conservation easements are an important tool to help landowners and partners voluntarily provide […]

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NJRCD, NJAS, MWA, NJYCP partner on Musky Restoration

Great article by Emily Cummins from NJ.com: N.J. Audubon partners with Hawk Pointe for Musky restoration Emily Cummins | The Warren Reporter By Emily Cummins | The Warren Reporter  Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 09, 2015 at 2:31 PM, updated April 09, 2015 at 2:33 PM WASHINGTON TWP.—Partnering with local landowners, the Musconetcong Watershed Association, the North Jersey […]

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Equine Community Forum April 13th

You are invited to participate in the first meeting of the Equine Community Forum. There will be information shared by representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, NJ Department of Agriculture, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council, and the Musconetcong Watershed Association. Topics to be discussed include: […]

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