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.
- MAD HATTER'S TREE PARTY: CANCELLED DUE
27th from 1-4 PM on the
Eldridge Trail (starting at the end of East Pine Street). This is a 45-minute guided walk featuring
educational talks on trees, live music, and, of course, tea with the Mad
Hatter himself! The party is a FREE event co-sponsored by the WEC and
the Gloucester County Nature Club. Please see the event
brochure for more information. Also, see the 7-minute
video of the 2015 event.
- FALL WORK PARTY: Saturday, November 2nd at 9 AM. Volunteers
needed at two locations to move dirt and mulch from central piles onto the
trails. Useful tools would include wheelbarrows, shovels, and metal garden
rakes. Please come to the Community Center (Train Station) first so we can
coordinate efforts as a group.
- CLEAN COMMUNITIES DAY: Saturday, November
9th starting at 8:30 AM.
Sign up outside the Community Center (Train Station) to help the Borough
with simple beautification tasks such as leaf-raking. Please identify yourself as a WEC
participant so the Commission can receive monetary credit for your
valuable volunteer work! Kids are welcome.
- NOVEMBER MEETING: Wednesday, November 13th at 7:30 PM in
the Sheppard Community Center.
- June 2019: Congratulations to 6th grade graduates Ben
Cline and Thomas McCabe, winners of the WEC Frank Eggert
Memorial Student Environmental Awards for 2019. Each has received $100 in recognition of their interest in and
volunteer efforts toward the local environment.
- February 2019: Welcome to Scott Conway as our newest
member. And we thank David Coates for his recent service on the
- December 19, 2018: The December 5th tanker truck accident
on Route 55 caused a significant spill of #2 Heating Oil in Mantua Creek. About 4 miles of creek was impacted, including Wenonah. Today, the Borough published an update on cleanup operations,
including this 9-page official account of the accident and cleanup efforts to date. It is safe to walk near the creek, but do not allow pets to drink or play in the water.
Last updated: 27 October 2019