Press Release: Annual Musconetcong River Cleanup Surpasses Previous Record-Breaking Year

250+ bags of trash and recycling collected along the river by 450+ volunteers Asbury, New Jersey - On Saturday, April 14th, the Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA), hosted its 26th Annual Musconetcong River Cleanup. The event kicked off at 9 AM at various locations along the Musconetcong River, which spans from Lake Hopatcong to the Delaware River. Targeted areas for cleanup included Lake Hopatcong State Park, Hackettstown Alumni Park, MWA's River Resource Center, and the Riegelsville area. "Picking up trash might not be everyone's favorite thing to do on a sunny Saturday morning in the spring, but the enthusiasm of our crew was inspiring," said Holly Odgers, Managing Director at the

Substantial funder attends MWA Annual Meeting

I want to take a minute to thank Andy Johnson, Director of the Watershed Protection Program for the William Penn Foundation again for speaking at MWA's Annual Members' Meeting last night, Thursday, April 5th. The William Penn Foundation is a family foundation that supports everything from education to the arts to watershed protection. Andy provides leadership to the Foundation on initiatives that support science, ecological restoration, community engagement, and environmental education efforts in the 4 Delaware River watershed states. On behalf of MWA, we were honored he spoke to our audience since the Musconetcong River is part of the larger Delaware River basin. The mission of the Willi

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Musconetcong Watershed Association

10 Maple Avenue, P.O. Box 113

Asbury, NJ 08802

The Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and improving the quality of the Musconetcong River and its Watershed, including its natural and cultural resources.

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