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Small waterfall on Camelback Run in the Conservation Area.Welcome to this portal into the scenic natural beauty of Wenonah, New Jersey.  Come discover what makes our area special, what the WEC is doing to enhance it, and how you can help.


Coming Attractions:

  • VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION NIGHT and DECEMBER MEETING: Wednesday, December 13th at 6:30 PM in the Sheppard Community Center. If you want to learn more about what we do and who is involved, this is a great opportunity to come and find out! Light refreshments will be served. Our formal meeting gets underway at 7:30 PM.
  • MOONLIGHT HIKE (17th Annual): Saturday, December 30th starting at 8:00 PM. Hike our trails under a nearly- full moon! Please check back later in December for the exact location. All ages and four-legged friends are welcome!

What's New:

  • June 2017: Congratulations to 6th grade graduates Farrell Donnelly and Lily Cline, winners of the WEC Frank Eggert Memorial Student Environmental Awards for 2017.  Each has received $100 in recognition of their interest in and volunteer efforts toward the local environment.
  • July 2016: Congratulations to Chuck Forsman, recipient of the 2016 Wenonah Hometown Legend Award. Chuck was a founding member of the WEC in 1975. He worked with Borough Council and local landowners to enlarge our conservation area, resulting in the 135-acre "ring of green" we have today. He led efforts to improve the water quality of our local streams and lakes. Most recently, in 2008, he kicked off the ultimately successful citizen-led effort to turn the former Tall Pines / Eagle's Nest / Maple Ridge golf course into a nature preserve rather than a housing development.

Last updated: 11 December 2017