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Small waterfall on Camelback Run in the Conservation Area.Welcome to this portal into the scenic natural beauty of Wenonah, New Jersey.  Come discover what makes our area special, what the WEC is doing to enhance it, and how you can help.


Coming Attractions:

  • GLOUCESTER COUNTY BIRD QUEST: Saturday, May 2nd at 7:00 AM. It is an opportunity to discover the amazing birds that surround us every day in Gloucester County. The WEC will again be fielding a team that will be focusing our quest on the great birds of the Wenonah Conservation Area and Maple Ridge. To learn more, see the WEC flyer as well as the Nature Club's website.
  • CLEAN COMMUNITIES DAY: Saturday, May 9th starting at 8:30 AM. Sign in outside the Community Center (Train Station) to help the Borough with simple beautification tasks. Please identify yourself as a WEC participant so the Commission can receive monetary credit for your valuable volunteer work! Kids are welcome.
  • MAY MEETING: Wednesday, May 13th starting at 7:30 PM in the Wenonah Community Center.
  • INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL WORK PARTY: Saturday, May 16th starting at 9:00 AM. Volunteers needed to protect trees in our conservation area from fast-growing, invasive plants like English Ivy and Wisteria. We will be mainly clipping vines, then leaving them to rot naturally, in-place. Meet at the Community Center (Train Station). Useful tools would be clippers, loppers, and work gloves.

What's New:

  • January 2015: Our Senior Trailmaster, Frank Eggert, has passed away at the age of 89. He was a founding member of the WEC in 1975, and of its predecessor organization in 1965. He was a tireless advocate for expansion of our trail system, remaining active in constructing and maintaining it until just a month before his death. Many of the signs on the trails today were built personally by him. You can see a photographic tribute to some of his more recent work here .
  • January 2015: Welcome to Maria Ceravolo and Julie Ream as the newest members of the WEC.  Also, we extend a thank-you to Bill Klaus and Chris Newman for their years of service as members.
  • June 2014: Congratulations to Julianna Farina and Thomas Sparks, winners of the WEC 6th Grade Student Environmental Awards for 2014.  Each has received $75 in recognition of their interest in and volunteer efforts toward the local environment.
  • June 2014: Now you can "Like" us on Facebook. Please visit the "Friends of Wenonah Trails" page and share your best trail photos and stories.

Last updated: 13 April 2015