Canal Street Stream Clean-up, Saturday April 20th 9am -12PM

Saturday April 20th 9am -12PM

Roxbury’s Environmental Commission and Trails Committee is taking part in RHA‘s 23rd Annual Stream Clean Up that will be held on Saturday, April 20th from 9AM to 12PM.  Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the effort to remove man-made debris that is clogging local waterways and denigrating important aquatic and littoral zone habitats.  RHA is providing all necessary equipment, including gloves and trash bags, as well as snacks and a custom-designed t-shirt for every volunteer. If you’d like to spend a few hours in the fresh spring air and make a real contribution to the health of Roxbury’s stream, pleasecontact RHA’s Stream Clean Up Coordinator Kelsey Barbella.  You can reach Kelsey by phone at (908) 234-1852, ext. 323 or by e-mail at americorps@raritanheadwaters.org.  Information is also available on RHA’s website at www.raritanheadwaters.org.

HikeRoxbury 2013!

Roxbury Township is blessed with thousands of acres of publicly-owned preserved open space.  This open space includes active recreational facilities such as Horseshoe Lake as well as little known Natural Areas and Parks such as Veterans Park.  These lands protect groundwater, provide outdoor recreational opportunities, preserve habitat for native plants and animals, and add to the rural character of the Township and residents quality of life.

Stay tuned to this website as we have many free, exciting trail events open to the public planned for 2013!