We recently won a state-wide Environmental Achievement Award! One of 10 winners this year, the Friends organization was recognized for "outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection" by ANJEC, the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions.

As part of the nomination process, we w...

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Maple Ridge Saved!

06, Nov Rich Dilks

On Thursday, November 5, 2015 closing took place on the contract to purchase Maple Ridge. After many years of efforts by citizens and government working together, Maple Ridge has truly been saved. The rolling meadows, woodlands, marshes, ponds and waterways of Maple Ridge will become a state preserv...

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Over six years ago, the effort to preserve Maple Ridge began. The Friends of Maple Ridge are now very gratified to report to the many supporters and contributors who have worked with us to save this beautiful and ecologically important place that we are very close to the creation of a park at Maple...

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