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

Delaware River Watershed Grant Awarded

Over $15 million in a federal grant has been awarded to several organizations, including North Jersey RC&D and New Jersey Audubon, to protect the Delaware River watershed. This was announced by the United States Department of Agriculture at a conference at Pocono Manor in January of 2015. Read more about this award, and see Grace interviewed […]

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Farms, Forests, and Rivers Conference 1/28

North Jersey RC&D Director Grace Messinger will be presenting at the Nature Conservancy’s conference ‘Farms, Forests, and Rivers: Sustaining our Way of Life’ on Wednesday, January 28th. 10 a.m. – 3.p.m. Indoors at the Sussex County Fairgrounds 37 Plains Rd., Augusta, NJ  Join us for a free workshop for farmers, landowners and municipalities in the […]

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Cover Crop Field Day 12/11

Coming up on Dec. 11th from 9:30 – 3:00: Cover Crop Field Day, hosted by Bill duFossé and John Nance at Now or Never Farm – 37 Welisewitz Road, Ringoes NJ. Learn about the 2014 Soil Health Initiative, soil pits, nutrient management, no-till farming, and the funding available to farmers to take soil health to […]

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