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On-the-Water Events Schedule 2018

Posted on Jun 10, 2018

On-the-Water Events Schedule 2018

We welcome you to join us on your local waterway! Whether you’re into lighthouses, or just want to learn how to kayak, our on-the-water activities offer something for everyone!             Free Kayak Wednesdays Where: Keyport, NJ beach at the intersection of 1st and Broad Streets When: 5:30PM and 6:30PM on August 1 and August 8.  No registration is required. First come, first served. Two 30 minute kayak trips will be launched at 5:30pm and 6:00PM. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be provided. Children under 16 years of age must be...

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ACOE Will Meet to Discuss Plans on Storm Surge Barriers

Posted on Jun 7, 2018

ACOE Will Meet to Discuss Plans on Storm Surge Barriers

The Army Corps of Engineers is working on plans to develop enormous flood walls and offshore barriers to manage storm surge. Many of which could threaten the ecology and destroy the biodiversity of the river. This is an urgent matter that we need your help in fighting! The ACOE is holding meetings for public comment on the subject July 9th-11th. If you live in the NYC, NY Harbor or Hudson area up to Troy, we urge you to attend these meetings as it will drastically impact your community. The Riverkeeper Alliance has more information about the floodwalls themselves on their website that you...

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Styrofoam and Its Staggering Effects on the Environment

Posted on Jun 5, 2018

Styrofoam and Its Staggering Effects on the Environment

Each year an estimated 430,000,000,000 Styrofoam and single use plastic containers/utensils are tossed in the trash worldwide. 74,000,000,000 styrofoam cups and plates are thrown in the trash every year in the United States according to the EPA. That is a lot of styrofoam! So, what exactly makes single-use plastics and styrofoam so appealing? They are disposable! No cleanup! Out of sight out of mind! But the truth is that these “one use wonders” have negative long-lasting impacts on the environment and wildlife that call it home. Styrofoam does not break down fully. Styrofoam is made from...

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2018 Independence Day Events!

Posted on May 2, 2018

2018 Independence Day Events!

It is officially July which means there are plenty of upcoming Independence Day events throughout the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary area! For your convenience we have compiled a list of all of the 4th of July events in our area as your guide this Independence day! If there are any in your area that we may missed, feel free to email mmcparland545@gmail.com and we will add it on!   New Jersey events (counties we cover: Monmouth, Middlesex, Union, Essex, Passaic, Bergen, & Hudson) July 1st Paramus Parade including floats, bikes and strollers with food vendors. Donations will be taken for the...

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Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

Posted on May 1, 2018

Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

May 4th 2018 – Governor Phil Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejected the rigged Liberty National Golf Proposal aimed at usurping the Caven Point Natural Area of LSP! Cheers to the hundreds of people and organizations who urged the protection of our public land! June 1st 2018 – Governor Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejects a proposed marina on the south end of LSP in favor of public trust and ensured that LSP will be managed for people of all incomes to enjoy.  We thank Sam Pesin, President of Friends of Liberty State Park, as well as the Murphy administration, for...

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Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Give the gift of clean water! Click here to learn more....

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