Follow the Musky Trails

Recent uncertainty and social distancing has secluded us to our homes. While these practices are important for the health of the general population, it can leave us feeling isolated and stir crazy. Consider shaking off your cabin fever by reacquainting yourself with nature. Hike these trails along the Musconetcong River for exercise and a quick mood boost. Try the varied topography of the Musconetcong Gorge Reserve, a Hunterdon County park located in Warren Glen. From the Dennis Road parking lot in Holland Township, you walk along the upper mountain ridge through a beautiful forest with wonderful valley views (when there is no foliage). Hike down a narrow ravine to a babbling brook, boulders

Virtual Earth Day in the Musconetcong Watershed!

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for the environment and environmental protections. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and today it is observed in over 192 countries. Earth Day brings communities together to plant trees, clean up local rivers and streams, and participate in educational activities. This year, COVID-19 has us all rethinking our typical Earth Day activities. MWA strongly believes that a community that is fully aware of the importance and vulnerability of its natural resources is a community that will actively support efforts to ensure environmental quality. We carry o

Press Release: A More Fishable, Swimmable New Jersey: 600 Miles of Waterways Win Major Protections U

New Jersey upgraded rivers and streams across the state to Category One status, a boon for the state’s recreation economy and flood protection efforts. Media contact: Alan R. Hunt, Ph.D., Musconetcong Watershed Association, 908-537-7060, TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection published a rule yesterday that will apply one of its strongest clean water protections to 600 miles of rivers and streams throughout the state. The new Category One designations are the first made in over a decade and set strict limits on pollution and development for parts of the Salem River in South Jersey; the South Branch of the Raritan and Lamington Rivers and Jacob’s

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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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