Please see the listed links and resources below for resources relevant to making your home or business more River-Friendly through Water Conservation, Water Quality, Wildlife & Habitat, or Education improvements. We will be working on this page and should have a full page of information soon!

Past River-Friendly Newsletters

River-Friendly Webinar Series Resources & Relevant Links (Spring 2020)

*Please Click here to visit the NJ River Friendly YouTube Page,  where you can watch recordings of all webinars.

April 8, 2020--Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels, and Downspout Planters

April 15, 2020--All about the Eastern Bluebird & Co-Existing with Coyotes

April 22--Terrestrial Invasive Species, Emerald Ash Borer and Spotted Lantern Fly

May 6-Organic Lawn Care with SavATree, Turning Lawn to Garden with Jersey Friendly Yards (all are links)

May 14- Organic Pest Management & "Plant this, Not that!" Native replacements for invasive species

  • The recording may be found here:
    - Organic Pest Management Powerpoint Presentation
    - Plant This, Not That Powerpoint Presentation

  • - PennState Extension Groundhog Damage Control
    - Rutgers Cooperative Extension: Vegetable Insect Control Recommendations for Home Gardens
    - Rutgers Cooperate Extension Beneficial Insects of the Home Garden
    - Study on the Regional Effects of Deer in Northern New Jersey
    - More Resources on Native and Invasive Plants from Rebekah

  • Native Plant Nurseries:

Gino's Nursery
Izel Plants
The Pollen Nation
Toadshade Wildflower Farm
Wild Ridge Plants

May 20--Harmful Algae Blooms, Aquatic Invasive Species, & How you can Help:

- Powerpoint Presentation on NJ Aquatic Invasive Species PDF: 
- USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Invasive Species Database
- Maine Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Plants
- NJWSA Hydrilla Page
- NJWSA Watershed Protection Programs Page


More Resources on Harmful Algal Blooms 


- Powerpoint Presentation on Harmful Algal Blooms
- NJDEP CyanoHABs website
- NJ Freshwater HAB Response Strategy
- USEPA’s website on HABS
- United States Geological Survey - The Science of Harmful Algal Blooms
- Control Method Overview

June 3- Green Household Cleaning with Amanda Pae Simicsak, Helpign Hand House Cleaning