A Tale of Two Rivers – Part One

Written by Judy Auer ShawPhotos © Alison M. JonesAll aerial photos are courtesy of LightHawk.org Dr. Shaw became a NWNL Advisor shortly after our first interview: Creating a Watershed Web, conducted at Rutgers’ 1st Sustainable Raritan River Initiative in 2009. Her books on NJ’s Raritan River and Ohio’s Cuyahoga have intrigued NWNL as both rivers have survived a…

Thin Blue Lines

Text and Photos by JJ Mish Aerial photos are courtesy of flight grant for NWNL from LightHawk.org Joe Mish has always lived in sight of New Jersey’s Raritan River. His early years were spent roaming clay banks, streams, tidal creeks and swamps of the Lower Raritan near Crab Island. Now living upstream on the Raritan’s…

Good Bye Dam

Written by JJ Mish Photos © JJ Mish, unless otherwise noted. Joe Mish has always lived in sight of New Jersey's Raritan River. His early years were spent roaming clay banks, streams, tidal creeks and swamps of the Lower Raritan near Crab Island. Now living upstream on the Raritan’s South Branch, he photographs New Jersey's…

A Raritan River Basin Aerial Expedition

Written by NWNL Project Manager, Sarah Kearns All images © Alison M Jones Budd Lake - headwaters of the South Branch of the Raritan The Raritan River Basin - one of NWNL's six case-study watersheds - is the largest watershed in New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the USA. The Raritan collects water from…

Along the South Branch

Written by Joe Mish Edited by Alison M. Jones Photos courtesy of Joe Mish Joe Mish has always lived in sight of the Raritan River. Early years spent roaming the clay banks, streams, tidal creeks and swamps of the lower Raritan near Crab Island. Currently, Joe lives further upstream on the South Branch of the…