Members and friends of local watershed watchdog Raritan Headwaters Association are invited to the annual Member Meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Oldwick Firehouse.
Alison M. Jones, an international conservation photographer who grew up in Tewksbury, will be the guest speaker. Her topic will be “Watersheds Are More Alike than Different: Africa’s Mara and NJ’s Raritan River Basins.”
For over 25 years, Jones has documented ecosystems and resource management in Africa and the Americas. She is the founder of No Water No Life, a nonprofit that raises public awareness of global water issues by combining the powers of photography and science. A resident of New York, she also serves as a non-resident trustee of the Tewksbury Land Trust.
The evening will include cocktails and buffet dinner, a volunteer awards ceremony and updates by staff members from the policy, science and education departments.
The cost is $40 per person. Advance reservations are required. Register here.
About Raritan Headwaters
Raritan Headwaters has been working since 1959 to protect, preserve and improve water quality and other natural resources of the Raritan River headwaters region through efforts in science, education, advocacy, land preservation and stewardship. RHA’s 470-square-mile region provides clean drinking water to 300,000 residents of 38 municipalities in Somerset, Hunterdon and Morris counties and beyond to some 1.5 million homes and businesses in New Jersey’s densely populated urban areas.
Raritan Headwaters recently was accredited by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission, meaning it has been recognized as a strong and effective organization committed to professional excellence and maintaining the public’s trust.
To learn more about Raritan Headwaters and its programs, please visit www.raritanheadwaters.org or call 908-234-1852.