Pinelands Community Network

The Community Network is a group of engaged citizens coordinated by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.

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Every year, PPA is engaged in many advocacy and legal battles with polluters and irresponsible developers. Many of these cases start with a tip from watchful residents like you. To better anticipate, recognize, and respond to development projects or other detrimental activities occurring in your communities, we need your help!

Join the Pinelands Community Network!

GET INVOLVED Protecting the Pinelands requires the joint effort of citizens, nonprofit organizations, experts and dedicated officials. We welcome many levels of involvement which can range from simply getting to know your neighbors better to regularly attending your local planning/zoning board and town council meetings. Other actions can include rallies, public hearings, and letter writing campaigns for example. We provide an opportunity for YOU to make a difference.

MEETINGS are held on a rotating basis among the different Pinelands counties. These in-person gatherings are meant to foster social connection and connect based on shared interests and concerns. Members are highly encouraged to attend the meeting that is specific to their county (1-2 per year), but are also welcome at other county meetings. Each meeting will feature at least one local NGO to help lead a discussion on county-specific issues, such as warehouse construction, illegal dumping, and flooding.

TRAININGS are held semi-annually to provide specific advocacy skills or conservation knowledge.

KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING through our online community, where members can share resources, ask questions, and raise the alarm about concerning things happening in their communities. More information about the online community coming soon.


What is the Pinelands Community Network?

February 15, 2023
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

Learn more about the Network and how you can participate during this hour-long virtual meeting.  The Network will be mobilizing to tackle county-specific problems, so we need to know what important issues are impacting your community.


Sign up today!

UPCOMING MEETINGS:
Atlantic County

February 6, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Location: Township of Hamilton Municipal Building, 6101 Thirteenth Street Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Protect the Pomona Woods and nearby lands targeted for the “trophy park” proposal by attending this township committee meeting and demand an end to the deceptively labeled “redevelopment” memorandum.

Burlington County

To be announced.

Camden County

February 23, 2023 at 5:30 pm
Location: M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library, 203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees Twp, NJ 08043

Meet with your neighbors to discuss how things like flooding from stormwater runoff, warehouse development, and plastic pollution impact your community. Topics also include installing rain gardens as part of the South Jersey Landscape Makeover Program. Staff from the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) will facilitate break out discussions.

Cape May County

To be announced.

Cumberland County

To be announced.

Gloucester County

To be announced.

Ocean County

To be announced.


Questions? Contact Policy Director, Heidi Yeh by email at heidi@pinelandsalliance.org or call her at 609-859-8860 ext 122.

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