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

River Watcher Training in March and April

Love the Musky? Want to become an expert on water quality and aquatic life, and help protect the health of the river? Are you a student interested in the environmental sciences, but you’d like more experience? Become a River Watcher! The MWA Water Quality Program is offering Paraprofessional Stream Monitoring Certification training sessions in March […]

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EQIP Applications due March 20th

NRCS has initiated a second application period for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP provides financial assistance for a variety of conservation activities such as irrigation water management, reduced tillage, field buffers, and rotational grazing systems. Interested producers should visit their local NRCS service center for information on EQIP. Applications received by March 20 […]

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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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