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 High School Art Club volunteered for a Community Clean up through the Westville Environmental Commission. They were very organized, friendly and made the clean up a great experience for the kids. The people in the community were very appreciative and many of my students live in Westville so they took a lot of pride in the clean up.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Our Church Youth Group is invited each fall to help clean up areas in our community. This organization is well organized and preemptive in having the areas identified as most in need of clean up. After the clean up, they take steps to keep the areas clean (i.e., to stop illegal dumping and coming up with solutions to keep trash from accumulating). This is definitely an organization that is a cut above the rest and a sparkle to the community.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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