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North Jersey RC&D Announces Affiliation Agreement with Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA)

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  The North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that 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 RC&D provides a way for local residents to work together and plan how they can […]

Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm Certified as River-Friendly Farm

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Frelinghuysen, NJ — The Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm has been certified as a River-Friendly Farm, recognizing its best farm management practices that protect water quality. Directed by the North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) in partnership with the Foodshed Alliance, the River-Friendly Farm Program is a voluntary certification program designed to recognize […]

Managing Storm Water Run-Off

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One of the most significant challenges facing water quality in the New Jersey Highlands comes as a result of storm water run-off, generally related to large areas of impervious surfaces allowing for pollutants to be leeched into the water supply. By and large, these impervious surfaces are comprised of large paved areas, such as commercial […]