Since its inception, the WRWMG has served as the liaison between the NJDEP and the residents of Sussex County, responsible for disseminating information and generating public participation in watershed management, planning, and stewardship activities.  The WRWMG is extremely proud to have successfully fostered and maintained cooperative partnerships with Federal, State, County, and Municipal officials, farmers, local businesses, and individual citizens.  These partnerships allow for the growth of unique opportunities to maximize available funding resources, overcome administrative obstacles, share technical expertise, and successfully implement numerous watershed initiatives.

Some of the many entities that the WRWMG has established formal cooperative partnerships with include:

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection-Bureau of Environmental Analysis and Restoration
  • United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Pinchot Institute for Conservation
  • The William Penn Foundation
  • NJDEP-Division of Parks and Forestry
  • NJDEP-Division of Fish and Wildlife
  • New Jersey Audubon Society
  • North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council (NJRC&D)
  • The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
  • Stroud Water Research Center
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
  • AmeriCorps
  • The Town of Newton
  • Sparta Township
  • McKeown Elementary School
  • Chatterbox Drive-In
  • Ideal Farms-The Jorritsma Family