Whippany River Watershed Action Committee

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Welcome to Whippany River Watershed Action Committee
The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee's members are the stewards of the Whippany River Watershed. The members have come together to preserve, protect and maintain the land and water resources of the watershed through broad-based community action, projects, on-going assessment, education and promotion of resource conservation.
Whippany River Watershed Action Committee
PO Box 223
Morristown, NJ 07963-0223

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Photo credit: Pamela Hasegawa
Our Mission

The next regular meeting of the Action Committee will be on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  The guest speaker will be Joe Dunn, Morris County Soil Conservation District.  Joe will discuss the Emerald Ash Borer including the history of infestation, identification of Ash trees, treatment methods and soil districts. Meetings are held at 6pm at the Morris County Public Library located at 30 E. Hanover Avenue, Whippany. As always, meetings are open to the public. 

6th Annual Bethel AME Church Clean Up – This clean up went extremely well and was very successful despite being postponed from the original date and the weather being a little chilly.  The WRWAC picked up a ton and a half, around 60 garbage bags. Around a thousand soda bottles and cans were picked up. Photos are posted on Facebook. 

Testimonial Fundraising Beefsteak Dinner, will be held on May 24th at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany. 6pm to 10pm, honoring Sal Iannaccone and Art Vespignani. Contact Alison Deeb for ticket info, ad journal and sponsorship opportunities at 973-615-8136. The theme of the dinner is "Taste the Watershed" with a Tricky Tray and Silent Auction based on the municipalities located within the Watershed. The guest speaker will be Dr. Lynn Siebert,  published scholar, environmental activist, art gallery director and President, Burnham Park Association.

WRWAC’s mission is to preserve, protect and maintain the land and water resources of the Whippany River Watershed and sponsor outreach programs, educational and social events such as this one to educate and inform the public and private sectors about the significance of the river and the land around it. For more information, please contact the Whippany River Watershed Action Committee at 973-290-9338.

Donate today and receive a DVD of "River's Journey." Tax deductible donations can be mailed to PO Box 223, Morristown, NJ 07963-0223. Make check payable: WRWAC, Inc.
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Art Vespignani, WRWAC facilitator, 
Jim Baranski, WRWAC vice-chairman and Virginia Michelin, Morris County Principal Environmental Planner admire the poster presentation of our project at the NJ State Museum in Trenton, where the 2013 Awards Ceremony was held, November 2013.
photo by Amy DiBartolo
2013 NJDEP