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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 4th at 7:00 AM. This friendly bird-spotting competition is an opportunity to discover the amazing birds that surround us every day in Gloucester County. The WEC is again seeking to form a team. Our team will be focusing on the great birds of the Wenonah Conservation Area and Tall Pines State Preserve. To learn more, see the WEC team flyer as well as the Nature Club's event flyer.
  • MAY MEETING: Wednesday, May 8th at 7:30 PM in the Sheppard Community Center.
  • CLEAN COMMUNITIES DAY: Saturday, May 11th starting at 8:30 AM. Sign up outside the Community Center (Train Station) to help the Borough with simple beautification tasks such as leaf-raking. Please identify yourself as a WEC participant so the Commission can receive monetary credit for your valuable volunteer work! Kids are welcome.

What's New:

  • February, 2019: Welcome to Scott Conway as our newest member. And we thank David Coates for his recent service on the Commission.
  • December 19, 2018: The December 5th tanker truck accident on Route 55 caused a significant spill of #2 Heating Oil in Mantua Creek. About 4 miles of creek was impacted, including Wenonah. Today, the Borough published an update on cleanup operations, including this 9-page official account of the accident and cleanup efforts to date. It is safe to walk near the creek, but do not allow pets to drink or play in the water.
  • June 2018: Congratulations to 6th grade graduates Victoria Morrison and Logan Sheehan, winners of the WEC Frank Eggert Memorial Student Environmental Awards for 2018.  Each has received $100 in recognition of their interest in and volunteer efforts toward the local environment.

Last updated: 14 April 2019