• Shark River Eagle

    Shark River Eagle

    A majestic young Eagle scouts the shoreline of Shark River. photo by: Edward Plaskon

  • The Beautiful Bay

    The Beautiful Bay

    The beautiful Shark River bay glistens from the suns rays.

  • The Osprey

    The Osprey

    Among the many wildlife is this treasure who revealed white under its wings when it took flight.

  • Sailing in Shark River

    Sailing in Shark River

    Here are two sailors enjoying the beautiful summer weather at Shark River.

 
 

Welcome to SharkRiver.org

“Protecting Our Water – Improving The Environment”

Shark River Cleanup Coalition Inc. aims to significantly enhance the water quality of the Shark River Estuary and its fresh water tributaries, to improve and protect habitats important to the conservation and abundance of the wildlife, to protect the recreational and commercial uses from degradation and pollution, thereby ensuring the ecological and economical stability of this important watershed.

The SRCC is a non profit 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. The SRCC does not endorse any political parties or candidates nor does it take any position regarding political issues. The SRCC is not responsible for any statements made by anyone other than the official spokesperson of the SRCC.

Please feel free to visit this site often as we are constantly updating it.

This is your river and it needs your help to clean it up.

SRCC Highlights

  • Beach Sweeps – Shark River Cleanup – April 30th

    Beach Sweeps – Shark River Cleanup – April 30th

    Join the Shark River Cleanup Coalition in an environmental cleanup of the Shark River on Saturday, April 30th. Cleanup starts at 9:00am – Memorial Park, Neptune City. See you there!

     
  • 15th Anniversary Celebration and Dredging Kick-Off Party

    15th Anniversary Celebration and Dredging Kick-Off Party

    Where: THE HEADLINER, NEPTUNE NJ
    When: THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
    What: BANDS, FOOD, GIFT AUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS

     
  • Shark River Dredging Project to Resume July 1

    Shark River Dredging Project to Resume July 1

    Neptune Township Business Administrator said the dredging officially ended on Monday, Jan. 11. The permit does not allow dredging to resume until July 1. Drying and removing material and remobilizing for the next phase will begin in a few weeks, depending on the weather.

     
  • SRCC Fall River Cleanup Success!

    SRCC Fall River Cleanup Success!

    Over 60 people turned out to clean the banks of the Shark River on Saturday October 24th. Groups included environmental clubs from St. Rose High School, Neptune High School, members of the Neptune Lions club, the Neptune Rescue and Recover dive team, boat owners, families, and other SRCC supporters.

     
  • Shark River Cleanup – October 24th – 9:00am

    Shark River Cleanup – October 24th – 9:00am

    Please join SRCC in an environmental cleanup of the Shark River Estuary on Saturday, October 24th – signups and breakfast start at 9:00am!

     
  • It’s official. Dredging contract awarded!

    It’s official. Dredging contract awarded!

    After almost 40 years some of the river channels are scheduled and funded to be dredged.

     
  • Save the Shark River — all of it

    Save the Shark River — all of it

    A letter written by SRCC Secretary, Arlene Sciarappa to the Asbury Park Press on July 7th, 2015 that discusses the realities of dredging the Shark River.

     
 

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Blog

  • Eagles Rising

    Eagles Rising

    Many of us who live along the Shark River have enjoyed the special show from nature of our local eagle pair nesting, feeding, and flying.

     
  • Horseshoe Crab Survey

    Horseshoe Crab Survey

    The Shark River Cleanup Coalition performs an annual horseshoe crab survey at the Shark River Estuary.

     
  • Storm Water Runoff

    Storm Water Runoff

    Storm water runoff in our area is a major source of contaminated water entering the rivers, lakes, and oceans.

     
  • SRCC Non-Profit Organization

    SRCC Non-Profit Organization

    The SRCC is a non profit 501(c)3. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.