November 1, 2019

ASBURY, NJ – This GivingTuesday, the Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) will celebrate giving by continuing to improve education and outreach programs and further restore the historic Asbury Mill.

GivingTuesday, taking place December 3, is a global day of giving t...

When you want to enjoy the great outdoors and get up close and personal with nature, there is no better way than to go hiking. When you go hiking, you must remember that you are visiting the home of many creatures, so you need to respect the great outdoors and do every...

Microplastics have been around for some time, but are now getting more attention.

Microplastics are plastic particles, about 5 millimeters or less (smaller than a pea). Common types of plastic include polyethylene (plastic bottles and bags), polystyrene (plastic cutlery...

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has reported Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) on Lake Hopatcong, located in the Musconetcong River Watershed headwaters.  Because HABs are a health concern, the Department has advised the public to avoid activiti...

Woohoo! That's all i could think when the scaffolding came down Monday revealing the Mill's North wall.

It was a lot to take in... as my mind adjusting to the new stucco, the bring red windows, and doors. No longer did the Mill show a crumbling façade, instead, it debut...

June 11, 2019

If you visit a site where New Zealand Mudsnails (NZM) have been found, taking some precautions will help prevent the snail from spreading to nearby streams.

SELECT THE RIGHT WADING GEAR

Avoid wearing felt-soled waders with detachable neoprene booties.  Tiny snails and ot...

June 3, 2019

Contact: Karen Doerfer, Communications Coordinator, Musconetcong Watershed Association, karen@musconetcong.org or (908) 537-7060

Re: Announcing New Adult Summer Camp Program

Asbury, NJ  The Musconetcong Watershed

Association (MWA) is excited to introduce a new way for adu...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Asbury, NJ  In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, the Musconetcong River Management Council (MRMC) will display new Wild & Scenic River signs at bridge crossings along the Musconetcong River.

The first sign...

Call it the Snailpocalypse or Snailzilla, but the New Zealand mud snail is an invasive species that is no laughing matter.  It has the potential to rapidly reproduce through cloning and then displace native macroinvertebrates.  This can have upstream affects in the foo...