Stormwater (Water)

Runoff water from storms needs to be clean of debris and pollutants so that drinking water and waterways are clean for all. …

Wetlands (Water)

Wetlands are an important natural resource that naturally clean water and they need to be protected from pollutants and overdevelopment. Municipalities can…

Urban (Government)

Environmental commissions can help protect health and the environment in New Jersey’s urban and developed communities. They make a difference through their…

Grants (ANJEC Services)

ANJEC offers grants of up to $1500 to municipal Environmental Commissions for Open Space Stewardship Projects. Look for application information in early…

The Municipal Master Plan

The New Jersey Legislature has delegated most of the responsibility for land use to municipalities. However, decisions made by state agencies, county…

Displays/ Games (ANJEC Services)

ANJEC provides games, displays, documentary dvds (with screening rights) and other resources to member Environmental Commissions for their use. See what games,…

Regional Initiatives

There are numerous coordinated planning, regulation, and land preservation efforts to protect important environmental resource areas. Below are links to information on…

Sustainable Communities

There are different approaches to meet present and future environmental, social and economic needs. Elements of a sustainable community include leadership, civic…

Streams and Rivers

New Jersey contains 18,126 miles of rivers and streams which are a critical natural resource. Our waterways are the source of about…

Plastic Pollution (Pollution)

Plastic bags have become ubiquitous, and are taking a toll on our environment and our economy. According to the EPA, between 500…

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