Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA) proudly announces the renewal of its accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, reaffirming its steadfast commitment to conserving land for clean water, climate resilience, and a sustainable future. This national recognition underscores RHA’s dedication to upholding the highest standards in responsible land management.

For over six decades, Raritan Headwaters has been at the forefront of preserving natural spaces cherished by the people of New Jersey. With the renewal of accreditation, we solidify our position among over 450 accredited land trusts nationwide, exemplifying a strong network committed to conservation excellence.

Accreditation shows Raritan Headwaters’ ongoing commitment to permanent land conservation in our 470-square-mile watershed region. Having undergone the rigorous accreditation process, we’ve emerged as a stronger organization than ever before, ensuring that the cherished sites along our rivers and streams will enjoy perpetual protection, enriching the Raritan River watershed for generations to come.

We are proud to display the accreditation seal as a mark of distinction that stands for excellence, trust, and permanence. Our commitment to conservation extends beyond accreditation, as our organization continuously strives to operate at the highest standards. By preserving forests, wetlands, and other natural lands, RHA ensures the protection of critical habitats that filter water, prevent flooding, and mitigate the effects of climate change. Our efforts contribute to cleaner waterways, healthier ecosystems, and a more resilient future for our communities.

I am proud to say that as a vital player in safeguarding our natural environment, Raritan Headwaters Association’s dedication to conservation sets a benchmark for excellence, inspiring confidence and respect among peers and communities alike.