• 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

  • Letters to the Press: Jim Keady and Randy Bishop address dredging politics

    Letters to the Press: Jim Keady and Randy Bishop address dredging politics

    Jim Keady and Randy Bishop wrote letters to the Press addressing political influences on dredging the Shark River.

     
  • Seaview Island Residents Concerned About Dredge Material

    Seaview Island Residents Concerned About Dredge Material

    Neptune residents living on Seaview Island in the Shark River packed this week’s Township Committee meeting seeking more information about a proposal to use vacant property there to dewater dredge materials from the river.

     
  • Setback on Neptune / Neptune City Dredging Possibilities

    Setback on Neptune / Neptune City Dredging Possibilities

    On June 23rd, it was announced that the DEP has NOT APPROVED any of the sites offered in Neptune City. It was also announced that no other sites in Neptune will be approved except for the small site on Seaview Island.

     
  • Coalition Frustrated Shark River Hasn’t Been Dredged

    Coalition Frustrated Shark River Hasn’t Been Dredged

    NJTV joined the Shark River Cleanup Coalition on a boat ride. They’re frustrated the river still hasn’t been dredged. “There’s eight hours a day I should say that you cannot use the channels,” said John Dempsey of the Shark River Cleanup Coalition.

     
  • Residents urge Wall to dredge Shark River in township

    Residents urge Wall to dredge Shark River in township

    Camp Evans in Wall is the most viable option because it is a former dewatering site and is in an isolated area. A group of Shore area residents plan to speak out at a Wall Township Committee meeting on Wednesday.

     
  • Lettter from DEP – Office of Dredging and Sediment Technology on dredging Shark River

    Lettter from DEP – Office of Dredging and Sediment Technology on dredging Shark River

    A letter from the DEP regarding dredging Shark River. “A portion of the Camp Evans property, within Wall Township, is a potential option. However, Wall Township must provide its consent for any such use. Wall Township has not done so to date.”

     
  • New Dredging Section and Facebook Page

    New Dredging Section and Facebook Page

    We are working on ways to keep in better communication with our community about issues regarding Shark River. We’ve created a dredging section on the left that will be the repository of all future dredging information, as well as a new facebook page that will have frequent updates, links, documents, and other information about SRCC and Shark River. Please stay tuned for future updates to both this website and our facebook page in 2015!

     
 

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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.

     
 
 
 
 

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