- Doctors Creek
Watershed Association, Inc.
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W E L C O M E ! ! !
The Crosswicks - Doctors Creek Watershed Association is pleased to present this website as a public information base for activities , events and plans occurring within the Watershed.
Regular monthly meetings are open to the public; please consult the Calendar for when these meetings occur and where they are held.
>>> NEWS & UPDATES <<<
CDCWA Awarded $2,500 Grant from The Watershed Institute
--- TEST & MEMBERSHIP INITIATIVE HAS LAUNCHED ---
Click the button below to put in YOUR order!
Prospertown Lake Sluice Gate Repair Completed
Prospertown Lake is back on the list for spring trout stocking, now that the dam repair is completed. The lake will be restocked with warmwater fish consisting of largemouth bass, sunfish, crappies and bullheads later in the summer when available from Hackettstown Hatchery. You can contact biologist Chris Smith at 856-629-4950 for more information.
2013 Canoe / Kayak Race & Tour - Not Scheduled Yet
Assessment of the creek section that is used to host the race is starting. There are many trees that have fallen into the waterway as a result of the recent storms, making much of the race course section impassable. Updates will be posted here as they become available.
PRINCETON NURSERIES PRESERVATION PROJECT - DONE DEAL!
Ceremony held at the former Polhemustown Road headquarters on morning of April 18, 2011
Union Transportation Trail - Phase 2 Completed
Opened first week of November 2011
Hurricane Irene floods the Crosswicks Watershed 8/28 - 8/29/2011
Click here for flooding slideshows.
3rd ANNUAL CANOE/KAYAK RACE/TOUR
A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!
Click here for race time results, race and tour photos!
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT APPLICATION
Due to some reorganizational activities, this link is temporarily suspended. It will be reinstated when the reorganization has been settled.
NEWS FLASH! (2/18/2011)
Breza-Phase II has finally closed and is now preserved and co-owned by the State of New Jersey and the Borough of Allentown. This now puts the final piece of the puzzle in-place to enable the envisioned trail system to go forward. Go here for a recent news article. Go here for a more detailed discussion on the proposed trail system. This parcel is in the center of the picture (outlined in fuchsia) on the page.
LOCAL CAMPGROUND NEEDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPORT
Liberty Lake Campground in Mansfield Township (Burlington County), NJ faces potential detriment from a proposed warehouse plan on adjacent lands. While situate in the Crafts Creek Watershed, Liberty Lake Day Camp is a regional neighbor whose plight could just as well be ours.
Click here for more...
Attack on Trails (funding) Imminent?
We just got word about this possibility.
Click here for the warning notes.
Trails have Multiple Benefits for All
See how Lawrence and Hopewell Townships have done.
Click here for an Editorial piece.
Spring is Here...
Time to make plans for hikes, fishing trips, picnics, and other outdoor activities. Why not stay close to home and enjoy Nature's beauty in our own Crosswicks Watershed? Click here for a brochure (PDF) that has a map of Monmouth County's Crosswicks Greenway areas in Upper Freehold Township. Lots to see and do!
UNION TRANSPORTATION TRAIL
First ~2 mile Section Opened Saturday, September 25, 2010.
Click here to learn more...
Monmouth County Park System link to UT Trail page
Watch Video of Opening Ceremony on 9/25/10 !
Click (>) in screen, below.
Second Annual KHF Kayak & Canoe Race & Tour:
Another Successful Event Enjoyed by All!
Click here to see second race results.
*** CORPORATE DOCUMENTS ***
Certificate of Incorporation
Bylaws for the Association
Conflict of Interest Policy (under review)
We are a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit by virtue of our Certificate of Incorporation and our Bylaws. We made application to the IRS for determination of our tax-exempt status as a public charity. Our Letter of Determination is now available for public inspection.
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Joint Base's Recognition of Watershed Assoc. Participation in Earth Day 2010