New Jersey Highlands Coalition

to protect, restore, and enhance the water and other natural and cultural resources of New Jersey's Highlands, now and for the future.


  • Safeguarding the water resources, ecological integrity, and biodiversity of the New Jersey Highlands.
  • Promoting the development and implementation of a strongly protective Highlands Regional Master Plan.
  • Ensuring strict enforcement of the NJ DEP’s Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act, and other regulations.
  • Increasing local, state, federal and private sources of funding for land conservation and stewardship in the region, and promoting better planning, growth management and land acquisition strategies.
  • Educating the public and decision-makers on, and serving as an information source for, New Jersey Highlands preservation issues.
  • Mobilizing individuals and organizations into a strong alliance to protect, preserve and enhance the New Jersey Highlands.

Contact New Jersey Highlands Coalition

Julia Somers
Executive Director
508 Main Street
Boonton, New Jersey  07005
Phone: (973) 588-7190
Fax: (973) 588-7193


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • New Jersey

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