Westville Environmental Commission

Rating: 4.92 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Environment, Water

Location: 165 Broadway Westville NJ 08093-1148 USA

Mission: To promote conservation and development of the Borough's natural resources; study and provide educational leadership in all areas of environmental concern; instill community pride by creating awareness, understanding and appreciation of the environment through education and participation; and make recommendations to the various governing bodies.
Results: ANJEC Environmental Achievement Awards 2009.10.11 Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Awards 2010.11.12 Installation of Rain Garden at School; 2000 sq ft Butterfly Garden at Pond and at Coast Guard Flotilla. Shoreline Restoration Project & 5th grade tree planting. Gloucester Co. Annual Earth Day Cleanup on 4.21.12. Annual Make a Difference Day Cleanups since 2008 + Spring Open the Parks cleanups. Rain Garden and Butterfly Garden seminars in conjunction with Rutgers. Spring Plant sale and Fall Festival.
Target demographics: Borough residents of all ages. Our particular focus currently is elementary school age.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Wildlife, birds, bees, butterflies, turtles, amphibians, trees, plants, water sources.
Geographic areas served: Westville and surrounding communities bordering the Big TImber Creek Watershed and Delaware River.
Programs: 2013 - Build Flotilla Rain Garden 2013 - Pond & Stream Restoration - install 40 coir logs in Thomas West Pond & feeder stream 2013 - Spring Native Plant Sale 2013 - Environmental Science Program for Schools
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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856-456-2308
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Rating: 5 stars  

My grandson was so happy with the enviormental commison's help - he learned how ot make bird feeders at Westville day, in October. He has made them for family members!! He enjoyed the turtle lady and the butterfly gardens at the Thomas West Part. Thank you "rupert's mom".

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Rating: 5 stars  

A rave review from one non-profit about another may be a bit unusual but by networking with the Westville Environmental Commission, both of our groups were able to gain additional man power for our projects and share literature and expertise with the public. A wonderful group of knowlegeable individuals devoted to making our community a model of environmental correctness and beauty, a mission that they share with children and adults at varied and fun events. Krista Tinney, USCGA Marine Environmental Outreach Specialist

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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