Environmental Commission

Joseph Ranieri, Chairperson

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Commission Members:
Joseph Ranieri-Chairperson Maggie Vetter-Vice-Chairperson
Howard Kern Larry Lawson
Charles Dourney ....
James Jennings George Ryals
Linda Chirip - Secretary Dennis Haff – Planning Board Liaison

The Fredon Township Environmental Commission is the focal point for environmental issues affecting the Township.  The Commission’s area of interest and activities include preservation of natural resources, conservation of open space, inventory of natural resources, water quality, environmental education, enhancement of the quality of life in the Township, solicitation of grants and historical preservation.  Anything that may adversely affect or enhance the Township’s environment is of interest to the Commission.

The Commission is an advisory body to the Planning Board.  The Commission reviews applications for development submitted to the Board and reports on elements that may have a negative impact on the environment.

The Commission welcomes participation, comments and suggestions from Fredon Township residents and other interested parties.  Residents who wish to serve on the Commission should apply at the Town Hall.  The Commission meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 P. M. at the Fredon Township Municipal Building.  The meetings are open to the public.  Stop in and become involved.

Environmental Links:


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Septic Care Information  From the Fredon Township Environmental Commission
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Saving Money & the Environment: A Kid's Guide to Recycling
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Planet Protectors Club for Kids
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America Recycles
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Rutgers Cooperative Extension
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Mosquito management in Sussex County
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NJ Conservation Foundation
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ANJEC (Association of New Jersey Environmental Comissions) homepage 
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How Stuff Works: Composting
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US EPA
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World Wildlife Federation Hompage
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Earth 911 Hompage 
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Sussex County Hazardous Waste
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NJ department of enviro. Protection 
All of the following are links about local state parks on the department of environmental protection webpage:
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High Point State Park
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Stokes State Forest
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Wawayanda State Park
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Swartswood State Park 
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Worthington State Forest
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Kittatinny Valley State Park
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Hopatcong State Park
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Farny State Park 
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Allamuchy Mountain State Park
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Jenny Jump State Park
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Hacklebarney State Park 
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Voorhees State Park
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Spruce Run Recreation Area
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Washington Rock State Park 
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Round Valley Recreation Area
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Bull's Island Recreation Area
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Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
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EPA Environmental Kids Club 
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America Recycles