Whippany River Watershed Action Committee
Executive Committee Meetings
Action Committee/Watershed Management Group meetings are located in the Morris County Library, Large Conference Room, 30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany, at 5:45 p.m. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month, except for January, July and August. Parking is available at that location. Pizza is served. Meetings are open to the public.
Next Action Committee Meetings:
Monthly Committee Meetings
Executive Committee meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Hanover Township Municipal Building.
Responsible for the operations and fiscal health of the Action Committee.
Next Executive Committee Meetings:
Outreach and Education Committee Meetings are held four times a year and held at the Morris County Library on a weekday evening. Responsible for the on-going education of the members and programs to broaden awareness, understanding and action in our communities to improve and protect our watershed. The committee hosts a Speakers Bureau to provide speakers and the presentation, "Here's the Whippany River" for schools, scout troops and civic groups throughout the watershed.
Next meeting: TBA
Program Committee Meetings are held four times a year and held at the Hanover Township Municipal Building on a weekday morning. Responsible for development of scientific data and research related to the health of the Whippany, on-going assessment and development of restoration and management plans and projects to improve the quality of our watershed.
Next meeting: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 4:30pm at the
Hanover Municipal Building
The next regular meeting of the Action Committee will be on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. As always at our June meeting, we will play Watershed Jeopardy with prizes for the top three winners. Test your knowledge of the watershed. Don't miss this exciting annual event. Meetings are held at 6pm at the Morris County Public Library located at 30 E. Hanover Avenue, Whippany. Meetings are open to the public.
Upcoming on July 12th will be our Bi-Annual Hackensack River Cruise hosted by the Hackensack Riverkeeper. The boat leaves from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus at 6pm. Reservations are required. The cost is $35/person and includes not only the cruise but also wine, cheese, crackers, soda and water. Contact Alison Deeb for additional info at 973-615-8136.
Hon. John F. McKeon, Assemblyman, District 27, visited November 6th meeting to discuss watershed issues facing the state. Pictured are: top row - Len Cipkins, Paula Cozzarelli, Assemblyman McKeon, Ted Largman, Councilwoman Carmela Vitale, Douglas Vorolieff and Art Catalusci. Seated: Amy DiBartolo, Sal Iannaccone, Art Vespignani, Brian Marshall and Jim Baranski.
photo by Mary O'Keefe
The Membership Committee meets four times a year at the Morris County Library. Responsible for ensuring member municipalities and their representatives as well as advisors, WRWMG members, partners and volunteers are informed, engaged and motivated; leads efforts to increase activity, recognition and long term participation of all involved.
Next meeting: Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 4:30pm at the
Hanover Municipal Building
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Truckload of garbage hauled from Whippany River Morristown Clean Up
Honorable Rodney Frelinghuysen and Facilitator Art Vespignani at the 15th Anniversary celebration on September 3, 2014 at Frelinghuysen Arboretum