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Calendar Events

Dec 21 (Sun), 12:30 pm
Silver Singles Holiday Walking Tour of NYC
Dec 21 (Sun), 2:00 pm
Lower Landsdown Trail Solstice Hike and Holiday Potluck
Jan 3 (Sat), 3:00 pm
Longwood Gardens Holiday Display
Jan 7 (Wed), 7:00 pm
Defending Wildlife
Jan 10 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Sourlands Mountain Preserve, Hillsborough
Jan 10 (Sat), 1:00 pm
Chapter Executive Committee meeting
Jan 14 (Wed), 7:30 pm
Executive Committee/Planning Meeting
Jan 14 (Wed), 7:30 pm
New Jersey Bluebird Society
Jan 17 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Jockey Hollow
Jan 17 (Sat), 10:00 am
Columbia Trail Hike

The Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.

When you join the Sierra Club in Monmouth County, New Jersey, you automatically become a member of the Jersey Shore Group.

Note that it is not necessary to be a member in order to make our acquaintance.

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YOU ARE INVITED TO A HIKE !!! Whale Pond Brook Watershed Association is invitin...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:06:44 +0000


Whale Pond Brook Watershed Association is inviting you to hike the Watershed on a beautiful sunny Saturday morning, tomorrow, December 20.

Our first Greenway section is open in Ocean Township. Come join us at the Whale Pond Preserve. See the three beautiful lakes, the holly grove and the white cedars. Our trail is mostly unmarked and primitive and needs some feet to walk on it!
December 20 10am
Meet on Pine Lane (off Hope Road), Ocean Township 07712
Dress warm and wear sturdy shoes. We'll eat at Babur Garden, an Afghan restaurant in Cobblestone Village afterwards.

Upcoming Events
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TONIGHT Community Meeting on Port Ambrose LNG Facility from 7 - 9 at Unitarian U...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:31:44 +0000

State DEP Clashes with Federal EPA Over Greenhouse-Gas Emis ....
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:30:13 +0000

Be a part of stopping LNG off our Coast! Join a community meeting tomorrow! ht...
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Shore Group Happenings:

We have had several cleanups with a coalition with Monmouth University, all the towns on the Whale Pond Brook watershed, and the N.J. Friends of Clearwater. Our goal is to clean up the watershed and educate local residents about the detrimental effects of lawn fertilizers and storm water run-off, and the importance of integrated pest management. We have held several hikes along part of the watershed and have shown the documentary film, A Chemical Reaction, which chronicles the harmful effects of common lawn and garden pesticides and one town's fight to ban them.

Help Needed for Cleanups:

If you would like to participate in cleanups of our local waterways, please contact Laura Bagwell at In this vital effort, our Group joins forces with the Navesink Swimming River Group which, since 2002, has removed more than 20 tons of debris from our local banks and streams.

General Meetings:

The general meetings of Sierra Club Jersey Shore group and NJF Clearwater take place the fourth Monday of every month (except April, May, July, August and December). The meetings are hosted by Brookdale Community College Environmental Club to encourage BCC students to be involved in statewide and national debates on the importance of strong environmental regulations. At the Lincroft meeting, a cash buffet begins at 6:00 p.m. and presentations begin at 6:30 p.m.

To get to Brookdale, take Parkway Exit 109 to Route 520 West (Newman Springs Road, which becomes E. Main Street at the Lincroft campus). Take the traffic circle into the campus and follow the signs to the Warner Student Life Center (SLC), where the meeting will be in the Twin Lights 1 Room. Use parking lot 7. As you walk towards the building complex, Warner will be on your left. If lot 7 is full, use parking lots 5 or 6. A map is at BCC campus map

Shore Group Ex Comm meetings are held at Luigi's in Lincroft at 6:15 on the second Tuesday of the month, excluding July, August and December.

Come to our Next Meeting!

There is no meeting currently sheduled.

Need directions or more information? Call Dennis Anderson, 732-970-4327, or email and check upcoming meetings and other dates for your diary .

Previous years events

2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005,


Please join us as we forge ahead in our efforts to form a grassroots coalition of people who want to actively participate in helping to restore the beautiful resources of the Navevink/Swimming River and the Whale Pond Brook\Takanassee Lake watersheds. We'll be planning clean-ups, hikes, bike rides, efforts to educate the public on subjects such as the proper use of pesticides and fertilizers and the colorful history of the watersheds.

Get involved in an area that interests you, or make your own area......but please join us.

Contact: Faith Teitelbaum, 732-513-5445 - Jersey Shore Group - Conservation Chair


The Jersey Shore Group provides opportunities for the following types of activities:

  • assisting local agencies in ongoing conservation projects
  • working to influence environmental decisions at local, state and national levels
  • enjoying our environment through hiking, canoeing, camping etc

If you have questions of any sort, you can always contact our membership chair, Robert Grize:

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