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

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Volunteer!

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.

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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

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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Musconetcong River Watershed Restoration and Implementation Plan

In 2013, North Jersey RC&D received grant funding support from NJDEP through the division of Water Monitoring and Standards, Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards (BEARS) to implement and construct various stormwater and agricultural best management practices in the region in order to reduce the sediment and pathogenic loads to the watershed. North Jersey […]

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Aerial Seeding of Cover Crop Reduces Runoff on Ag Fields

  Photo courtesy of Barbara Phillips, NRCS North Jersey RCD, in conjunction with NRCS, is making it possible for area farmers in Hunterdon, Warren, and Somerset Counties to reduce farm runoff into local streams through an innovative approach to planting cover crops. Area farmers are able to take part in an aerial seeding program whereby […]

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