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New Jersey Organizations

For information about New Jersey Watershed Organizations, please click here.

Advocacy
Supports environmental commissions and open space committees working with citizens and non-profit organizations.
Advocacy
Partnership of federal, state and local interests for conservation of the bay and watershed.
Advocacy
Ocean and Monmouth County community-based group focused on education about and preservation of the watershed.
Advocacy
Non-profit research and education group working for environmental and health goals.
Advocacy
Non-profit volunteer citizens group focused on preservation of the D & R Canal State Park.
Advocacy
Preserves watershed lands of the Delaware, Raritan and Millstone Rivers, and the D & R Canal.
Advocacy
Non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment through conservation and the cleanup of hazardous waste sites.
Advocacy
Urban environmental revitalization, education, justice, and training in Newark.
Advocacy
Focuses on protecting the environmental quality of the Hackensack River, estuary and watershed ecosystem.

Monmouth Conservation Foundation

Advocacy
Non-profit organization dedicated to acquiring, holding and preserving open space in Monmouth County.
Advocacy
Non-profit volunteer organization focuses on water pollution in watersheds throughout New Jersey.
Advocacy
Community advocates of water quality issues in New Jersey's urban areas.
Advocacy
Non-profit organization concerned with protecting natural resources and cleaning up pollution; NJ chapter of Clean Water Action

Passaic River Coalition

Advocacy
Dedicated to protecting water quality and quantity in the Passaic River watershed.
Advocacy
Advocates for New Jersey Pinelands preservation and educates the public about threats to the Pinelands natural resources.
Advocacy
Provides assistance and information to watershed organizations throughout the state.
Advocacy
Enhances watershed awareness through education and community involvement; strengthens alliances among watershed groups
Advocacy/ Regulatory
Public interest activism on a variety of environmental issues.
General Knowledge/Advocacy
Long Beach Island-based non-profit promoting a healthy coastal environment.
General Knowledge
Based in Stone Harbor, offers educational programs about coastal ecosystems to people of all ages.
General Knowledge/ Advocacy
Volunteer organization to promote sustainable living information for the general public.

New Jersey Water Environment Association

Professional
Professional organization promoting training of water and wastewater operators.

Regulatory/ Advocacy

Lobbying of state legislature; environmental education and information.
Science
Research and education in estuarine, coastal and ocean environments.
Science
Scientific research, education and stewardship in the Mullica River-Great Bay Ecosystem.

Lower Passaic Restoration Project

Science
A multi-agency group focussed on repairing the Lower Passaic River through soil remediation, shoreline and water quality restoration.
Science
Research, education and extension programs in marine and coastal environmental sciences.
Science
Scientific research and technological monitoring of the environmental conditions of Hackensack Meadowlands.
Science
Promotes and facilitates the coordination, collaboration and communication of water quality and quantity information for environmental management.

Passaic River Institute

Science
Conducts and publishes environmental research on the Passaic River Basin and associated watershed.
Science
Assists local government agencies and non-profits with GIS and related technologies.
The Urban Coast Institute at Monmouth University
Science
Serves as a forum for research, education and collaboration on science-based policies and programs to support coastal ecosystems.

 

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Regional Organizations

Clean Ocean Action
Advocacy
Broad-based coalition working to clean up and protect the New York Bight through a focus on waterway and non-point sources of pollution.

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Advocacy
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware conservation organization dedicated to protecting the Delaware River and associated watershed.

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance

Advocacy
Non-profit organization whose goal is to improve the New York-New Jersey Harbor, associated waterways and waterfront areas.
Clean Ocean and Shore Trust (COAST)
Regulatory
New Jersey and New York state Legislative Committee for the maximization of the ecological, economic and scenic resourses of the Hudson-Raritan Esturay and New York Bight.
Delaware River Basin Commission
Regulatory
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware interstate government commission dedicated to planning, development, and regulation in the Delaware River Basin.
Hudson River Environmental Society
Science
Non-profit group working to facilitate and foster research on the Hudson River and related coastal areas.

 

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National Organizations

American Littoral Society
Advocacy
Non-profit group promoting coastal conservation.
American Rivers
Advocacy
Organization for the protection and promotion of rivers.
Association of State Wetland Managers
Advocacy
Wetlands science, regulation, education, and management
Conservation Fund
Advocacy
Environmental non-profit promoting land preservation and restoration
Freshwater Society
Advocacy
Public, non-profit organization focused on conservation and restoration of freshwater resources and watersheds
Izaak Walton League of America
Advocacy
Natural resources conservation through change in public policy
Society of Wetland Scientists
Advocacy
Supports research and provides information and awareness in the area of weland sciences; includes links to the scholarly journal Wetlands
Soil and Water Conservation Society
Advocacy
Conservation practice, programs, and policy
Trees, Water and People
Advocacy
Conservation and community advocacy
Union of Concerned Scientists
Advocacy
Non-profit science and citizen advocacy group; practical environmental solutions
WateReuse Association
Advocacy
Non-profit advocacy for reuse of water resources using reclaimation, recycling, and desalinization
Waterkeeper Alliance
Advocacy
Grassroots advocacy for conserving waterways
Universities Council on Water Resources
Advocacy/ Science
Council focuses on developing water resources research, information, and policy development at the University level
Pollution Scorecard
Information
Database of nationwide pollution statistics; includes air, water, hazardous and superfund sites

American Fisheries Society

Professional
Professional fisheries scientists
American Water Resources Association
Professional
Water resource management, research, education
Association of Water Technologies
Professional
Regional water treatment companies specializing in chemical water treatments for industrial heating and cooling

Environmental and Water Resources Institute

Professional
Civil engineering; planning, design, construction, operation of environmentally sustainable infrastructure
National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association
Professional
Wastewater treatment and recycling industry; professional training and information
National Ground Water Association Professional Professional training for ground water professionals; awareness and education

North American Lake Management Society

Professional
Science-based management of lakes and resevoirs for policy makers, professionals, and citizens
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
Regulatory
Inter-governemntal task force addresses invasive species issues
Environmental Law Institute
Regulatory/ Advocacy
Independant, non-partisan, environmental education and policy research center
Ecological Society of America
Science
Ecological science organization includes the Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable
National Drought Mitigation Center
Science
Preparations for institutions and citizens to reduce vulnerability to drought
National Environmental Services Center
Science/ Professional
Expertise in drinking water and wastewater, for rural communities
Estuarine Research Federation
Science/ Regulatory
Private, non-profit research and education for estruary and coastal ecosystems
Center for Watershed Protection
Advocacy
The Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation that provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the technical tools for protecting some of the nation's most precious natural resources: our streams, lakes and rivers.
Freshwater Institute
Advocacy
Non-profit organization that works to find solutions to water resource issues.

 

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International Organizations

American Water Works Association Research Foundation
Advocacy
non-profit research organization with interests in water utilities, public health, and drinking water
Earth Island Institute
Advocacy
Conservation and restoration of the global environment
Water Environment Federation
Advocacy
Non-profit technical and educational organiztion focused on improving global water environment
Water For People
Advocacy
Focused on development of longterm access to improved sanitiation and drinking water world-wide
Global Water Research Coalition
Advocacy/ Science
Promotes international cooperation and collaboration in water related research

The World's Water

Information/ Science
Information and resources on world's freshwater resources
American Water Works Association
Professional
Water supply and water quality science, regulation, and education
International Water Association
Professional Regulatory
Professionals from practice to regulations; drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater

Global River Discharge Database

Science
Continually evolving compilation of river discharge information

 

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