Environmental Commission


The Elk Township Environmental Commission’s goal is to encourage and support an environmentally-responsible and friendly place where we can live, work and play.  In addition, we want to encourage the preservation and protection of our Township’s agricultural lands, woodlands, and environmentally sensitive areas.  


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The Commission meets the second Wednesday of each month  at the Elk Township Municipal Building at 7:30 PM.




        February 08

        March 08

        April 12

        May 10

        June 14

        July & August - No meetings

        September 13

        October 11

        November 08

        December 13

January 9, 2013
February 13, 2013
March 13, 2013
April 10, 2013
May 8, 2013
June – No meeting
July 10, 2013
August – No meeting
September 11, 2013
October – No meeting
November 13, 2013
December – No meeting

We encourage you to attend our monthly meetings and contact us if you have any potential environmental issues or concerns.   To contact the Environmental Commission, call (856) 881-6525 (x 14). 


For an environmental emergency, first contact the Elk Township Police at (856) 589-0911, then the NJDEP (Hotline 1-877-WARNDEP, 1-877-927-6337) and lastly the Environmental Commission. EXT. 114

Elk Township Arbor Day Celebration

Thank you to Dean's Evergreens for the fantastic spring display of tulips! It has made our little corner of the world that much brighter!

Elephant Swamp Trail is part of the Circuit Trail Network Initiative of the Rails to Trails Conservancy.  

Report from from Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions:

› Open Space Is a Good Investment - The Financial Argument for Open Space Preservation

Video from the New Jersey Conservation Fund regarding farmland preservation.

Superior Barrel and Drum Clean Up Update

The cleanup is continuing with transportation and disposal of on-site wastes. Initial sampling results did not indicate widespread soil contamination or an imminent ground water concern, but once all the waste has been removed, further investigation will be conducted.


   Resource Inventory

  Environmental Links


  Elephant Swamp Trail

Commission Members

Barry Cohen

Phil Barboro

Frank Goss

Ellie Tercha

Clif Daniels

Donna Nicholson - Township Commitee Liason

Donna Weiss - Chair

Phil Barbaro, Liaison