Maps at Block and Lot Level or General Area

NJ Highlands Council Interactive Map:

The Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) is a regional planning agency that works in partnership with municipalities and counties in the Highlands Region to encourage a comprehensive regional approach to implementing the 2004 Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act (the Highlands Act).

New Jersey Conservation Blueprint:

The Conservation Blueprint is an interactive mapping tool that empowers users to identify land best suited for conservation. These areas are crucial within New Jersey’s landscape to ensure clean drinking water, a sustainable agricultural industry, and a healthy, vibrant place for us all to live, work and play.

New Jersey Geological Survey

Description: The NJ Geological Survey is a public service and research agency within the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. The mission of the Survey is to map, research, interpret, and provide scientific information regarding the state's geology and ground water resources. This information supports the regulatory and planning functions of DEP and other governmental agencies and provides the business community and public with the information necessary to address environmental concerns and make economic decisions.

Federal State and Local Environmental Resources

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA’s mission is “to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.”  Among other things, NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate monitoring.

NJDEP Index by Topics:

The DEP was established on April 22, 1970 – America’s first official Earth Day. Today, DEP employees in dozens of programs continue to advance innovative strategies to safeguard and enhance New Jersey’s air, water and land, and the health of its residents.

New Jersey Farm Bureau

The mission of the New Jersey Farm Bureau is to represent the agricultural producers and enterprises of New Jersey at all levels of government – local, county, state, federal and international. This representation includes the influence on regulations and laws, the creation of positive public relations, and the seeking out of initiatives, activities and ventures to help the profitability of the producer members. This organization will remain faithful to the democratic policy development process managed by representatives from every part of the state.

Hunterdon County Soil Conservation District

The Hunterdon County Soil Conservation District (HCSCD) was officially incorporated in the 1950’s.    Today, the HCSCD is one of 15 Soil Conservation Districts in New Jersey, operating under the State Soil Conservation Committee of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. A Manager, a Resource Specialist, Two Site Inspectors, an Agricultural Conservation Specialist, a District Clerk, and a Bookkeeper staff the HCSCD. A Board of five supervisors sets policies and performance guidelines for the District daily operations.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Hunterdon County

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of Rutgers, the State University to local communities.  RCE strives to better the lives of the citizens of Hunterdon County through a cooperative agreement between Rutgers and the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Office of the NJ State Climatologist

2020 New Jersey Scientific Report on Climate Change:

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to present the New Jersey Scientific Report on Climate Change, in accordance with Governor Philip D. Murphy’s Executive Order No. 89 (October 29, 2019). There is no serious disagreement among scientists that global atmospheric warming, caused largely by human activities, is leading to significant changes in climate patterns around the world. This report is the first comprehensive effort to assemble the latest and most reliable scientific information on the current and predicted future impacts of climate change that are specific to New Jersey’s natural and built environments.

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions

The mission of the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions is to promote the public interest in long-term natural resource protection and sustainable development by establishing and supporting local environmental commissions and concerned citizens.

North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council


Improve water quality through the use of appropriate agricultural best management practices and sustain the agricultural industry by implementing programs which enhance farming operations and economic viability


Improve water quality and quantity in the region and protect and improve riparian corridors through the implementation of stream restoration techniques


Improve the region’s ability to maximize the use of its human and economic resources

New Jersey Invasive Species List (2018)

Tewksbury Township Environmental Resource Inventory

This Environmental Resource Inventory is a snapshot in time of the known and mapped elements of Tewksbury Township's environment in the first decade of the 21st Century. As both the environment and patterns of human habitation are dynamic, this snapshot represents a moment in time. Yet, it is also a living document. As you will see from the extensive resources at the end of each section, users of this information can go directly to the source material for the latest update at any time.

Conservation Non Profits

New Jersey Conservation Foundation

The New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJCF) is a nonprofit, membership-supported land trust working to "promote conservation of land and natural resources throughout New Jersey for the benefit of all."

Tewksbury Land Trust

The Tewksbury Land Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to: Preserving land to protect Tewksbury’s rural charm and agricultural and natural resources. Providing opportunities for passive enjoyment and wildlife habitat. Educating the community about the importance of protecting open space and farmland.

Raritan Headwaters Association

Description: The Raritan Headwaters Association originated out of the merger of two earlier organizations, the South Branch Watershed Association and the Upper Raritan Watershed Association.

Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education

The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education is a privately supported, non-profit organization whose members range from teachers of New Jersey's school districts, professors and administrators in universities and colleges, environmentalists in museums, zoos, and nature centers, to professionals of governmental agencies and corporate settings. The goal of the Alliance is to furnish a structure for its membership to build and create new venues for New Jersey's citizens and students to become better acquainted with the environment.

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space is an accredited non-profit land trust
that is dedicated to preserving the Valley’s character by partnering with the community to
preserve land, protect natural resources, and inspire a new generation of conservation.

Whittemore: Community. Culture. Conservation

Whittemore stimulates awareness, appreciation and understanding of the total environment- natural, altered, human, and historic - among people of all ages, to develop a sense of responsibility for the care and wise use of our natural resources.

The Nature Conservancy – New Jersey

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive.

D&R Greenway Land Trust

Mission: to preserve and care for land, and inspire a conservation ethic, now and for the future.