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Mar 28 (Sat), 10:00 am
CANCELLED Harriman State Park Hike
Mar 28 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Apshawa Preserve, W.Milford
Mar 30 (Mon), 7:00 pm
Singles Dinner and Movie in New Brunswick
Apr 1 (Wed), 7:00 pm
Let's Talk Green
Apr 8 (Wed), 7:30 pm
Permaculture Design and Practices
Apr 8 (Wed), 7:30 pm
West Jersey Group General Meeting - Camden County Citizen Science Opportunities
Apr 8 (Wed), 7:30 pm
Sierra Silver Singles Planning Meeting
Apr 11 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Pyramid Mountain
Apr 11 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Garret Mountain and Great Falls
Apr 11 (Sat), 10:00 am
Black River Trail Hike

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Welcome to the Central Jersey Group of Sierra Club Page

Find the latest happenings, alerts and fun items at the Central Group NJSC Facebook page.

Serving Mercer and adjoining communities in Burlington, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Somerset

Central members are dedicated conservationists who explore, enjoy, educate and cooperate to preserve the quality of the natural environment. We focus our efforts in central NJ. Our interests extend across the state and the planet.

MEETING, SERVICE, and OUTING EVENTS are open to all. Come out. Make new friends. Share ideas. Help conserve and protect. For infrequent email reminders, contact membership.

See the NJ Sierra Chapter for the latest conservation news and background - press releases, issues, achievements, political endorsements, pending state legislation and more. Take action on pressing issues at NJ Sierra Action Center. Sign on now!

Central Group needs you! How about volunteering to enhance our FACEBOOK page or WEBSITE, maybe do an emailing or update our membership list, help with activism and or much more! Please contact Terry soon.


  • Clear cutting of trees on Bulls Island
  • Override the veto of the Fracking Waste Ban bill
  • Assure private colleges and universities remain subject to municipal regulations and reviews.
  • Keep the moratorium on fracking in the Delaware River Basin
  • Offshore wind


Our quarterly meetings are interesting, free and open to all. Mark your calendar now and plan to join us for our fall meeting on Monday, NOV 12th Details will be posted at NJ Chapter events


Upcoming SERVICE events:

Saturday, Nov 17: Roebling Park and Marsh Cleanup (Mercer Co) 9–12pm. Bring gloves if you have them, water to drink; wear long sleeves, long pants. Meet at Spring Lake parking lot in Roebling Park at end of Sewell Ave., Hamilton. For information contact Bob Sokol 609-918-1149 or (Cosponsor with Friends for the Marsh, Mercer Co Parks, D&R Greenway)

Invasive Plant Removal The Central Group, Friends for the Marsh, Mercer Co. Parks and Trenton H.S. have a major invasive plant initiative underway at the Marsh. To contribute your time and know how, please contact Bob Sokol at 609-918-1149 or

Hamilton-Trenton-Bordentown Marsh is an ecologically important habitat with over 1,200 species of plants and animals including threatened and endangered species. An important migration stopover, the Marsh is now threatened by invasive plants.


For details check the list of New Jersey Chapter outings.
Do you have an idea for an outing? Would you like to try co-leading? Please contact us.


We are a group of volunteers dedicated to environmental protection. Although we focus on issues in central NJ, we also have concerns for and take action on national and international issues. Central area issues of concern include:

Control of Invasive Species in Mercer parks and open spaces.
Creating C&A Rail Trail (Robbinsville)
Route 33 By-pass (Hamilton, Robbinsville Twps)

Other issues of concern include:

Fracking and fracking wastes; DRBC fracking moratorium

Renewable energy

Clean water

Regulating natural gas drilling ("fracking")in the Marcellus shale threatening the Delaware River Basin and NYC watersheds. For info visit New Jersey Chapter

Passage of the Smart Container Act

Global Warming and Population Growth


Information in this list is for serious inquiries only. Please do not use for mass e-mailings. Thanks!
Chair Terry Stimpfel 609-918-1149
Vice Chair OPEN    
Conservation OPEN    
Events OPEN
Membership OPEN
Outings OPEN
Political Terry Stimpfel 609-918-1149
Programs Lynne Weiss 732-821-9688
Publicity Joanne Pannone 609-443-6992
ExCom Member at large Rob Benjamin 609 977-6214
ExCom Member at large Kip Cherry 609-924-4232
ExCom Member at large Malcolm McFarland
Webmaster OPEN    
Social Media OPEN    

Are you a member yet? Why become a member? BECAUSE WE NEED YOU!!! JOIN


Receive infrequent event reminders and notices of local happenings, contact membership

New Jersey Sierra Club, 145 West Hanover St., Trenton, NJ 08618, USA
tel: 609 656 7612, fax 609 656 7618
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