• 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

  • Shark River Fish Kill

    Shark River Fish Kill

    As most members know, last week’s fish kill was extraordinary. The initial NJDEP assessment was oxygen depletion due to a large number of menhaden/moss bunker entering the inlet to our “shallow” bay. What the agency does not mention is why the bay is shallow. Sixty years of overdevelopment and inadequate infrastructure have lead to soil erosion through the stormwater system

     
  • Dredging Shark River – Deal / No Deal

    Dredging Shark River – Deal / No Deal

    Over the last few months, a promising proposal to dredge the two main channels of Shark River has been discussed by various stakeholders. Freeholder Tom Arnone and Senator Jennifer Beck have formulated a plan to use some Green Acres land near the Neptune Sewer Authority as a temporary de-watering site for the dredge spoils. The solution has re-energized the hopes of most local residents…

     
  • ACTION ALERT! Special Meeting of Zoning Board

    ACTION ALERT! Special Meeting of Zoning Board

    This is an ACTION ALERT from SRCC. PLEASE BE ALERTED that this Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Summerfield School Cafeteria, 1 Summerfield Lane, Neptune, NJ, Hovsons, Inc. will be presenting an application to develop a 43 acre land use application to the Neptune Township Board of Adjustment.

     
  • NJ Friends of Clearwater 38th Annual Clearwater Festival

    NJ Friends of Clearwater 38th Annual Clearwater Festival

    Join SRCC at the 38th Annual Clearwater Festival – Great Lawn in Long Branch, Sunday September 15, starting at 11am.

     
  • 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.

     
  • SRCC-COA Cleanup August 10th

    SRCC-COA Cleanup August 10th

    Join us Saturday, August 10th at 9:00am at the Neptune City Memorial Park Beach. Bring your Kayak or Canoe, and be prepared to gather some litter around the bay. There will be a free morning breakfast and lunch for all Volunteers as we again join Clean Ocean Action in their Waves of Action Campaign to “Restore the Shore.”

     
 

Check This Out

  • NJ Oyster Colony to be Expanded in Monmouth County

    NJ Oyster Colony to be Expanded in Monmouth County

    Stand by for increased shelling at a Monmouth County, N.J., naval base. State environmental officials are allowing an experimental oyster colony at a Navy pier in Middletown to expand.

     
  • NJ American Water Loss

    NJ American Water Loss

    Freeholder John P. Curley says NJAW should reimburse those who were affected by the water main break.

     
  • NJ Drinking Water – EPA

    NJ Drinking Water – EPA

    Water suppliers provide reports that tell where drinking water comes from, & what contaminants may be in it.

     
  • NJDEP reports on Wreck Pond.

    NJDEP reports on Wreck Pond.

    Wreck Pond is a coastal lake in Monmouth County that flourished with recreational activities in the 1960s.

     
 

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.

     
 
 
 
 

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