2019 Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant Recipients

Sustainable Jersey, The Nature Conservancy and The Watershed Institute partner to give grants and technical assistance


On February 18, 2019, $38,000 was awarded to eight municipalities for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, The Watershed Institute, and Sustainable Jersey. Read the press release here.


Municipality County Grant Project Title
Oakland Borough Bergen $4,672 Little Pond Brook Restoration Initiative
Mount Holly Township Burlington $3,878 Riparian Buffer Restoration at Mill Dam and Iron Works Park
Vineland City Cumberland $15,210 Enhancing the Wetlands at the Blackwater Branch and Maurice River EPA Superfund Site
South Orange Village Essex $3,785 Clark Street Reforestation Project
High Bridge Borough Hunterdon $1,256 High Bridge's South Branch of the Raritan River Reforestation Project
Asbury Park City Monmouth $3,000 Sunset Lake Reforestation Project
Bernardsville Borough Somerset $2,200 Passaic River Headwaters Reforestation of Riparian Corridor
Springfield Township Union $4,807 Reforestation of Rahway River Parkway Flood Plain