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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 […]

RC&D Provides Comment on Sparta Mountain WMA Forest Stewardship Plan

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As a 501c(3) organization dedicated to community needs through conservation, the North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council understands the need for diverse habitats on the landscape as proposed by the New Jersey Audubon in the Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Forest Stewardship Plan. The RC&D works to promote sound natural resource stewardship […]

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 […]