Central Jersey Stream Team
Central Jersey Stream Team

Our Next Cleanup Event is Saturday, October 22nd!

Back in the Green (Brook)! Thomae Park Cleanup!

Please join CJST for a cleanup along the Green Brook upstream of a section we did in May 2016.  We will be cleaning around Thomae Park and Shepherd Avenue in Bridgewater and the woods along about a half mile of the Green Brook.  If conditions allow, some volunteers may wade into the brook to remove plenty of tires, plastic trash cans, floatable and other debris.  We will be partnering with Bridgewater Township, who has been helping CJST since the very beginning in 2013. 


The event begins at 8:00 AM at Thomae Park in Bridgewater (use "Thomae Park" or 305 Nagle Street, Bound Brook as the closest address). Come on out and join us for sign up, instructions and safety...and enjoy some breakfast on us.


Please note that registration/rsvp is important so that we know what kind and how many supplies and refreshments to bring and set up.


Volunteer Instruction:

1.Bring along a friend or 5! It's going to be a really fun and great day! The more junk we find the more rewarding the experience! Meetup is 8:00 AM at Thomae Park (near 305 Nagle Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805).  Parking available in the gravel lot or along Nagle Street. 


2. If you plan to wade in the river be prepared to get WET!...and DIRTY! So dress accordingly. Wear sturdy footwear and clothing you don't mind getting wet and dirty!  No flip-flops!  No canoes on this cleanup.  If you have a fishing net you dont mind using to scoop up floating plastic bottles, bring it!


3. If you are staying on land wear sturdy footwear and clothing you don't mind getting a little to very dirty...depending on what you might find...and how deep it's buried!


CJST will provide the rest!  Garbage bags, work gloves, tools, life jackets, breakfast and water for volunteers.


So come on out! We look forward to restoring this small piece of the wathershed with you!


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2016 Event Dates

March 26 (Sat)

Earth Day-April 22 (Fri)

May 16 (Mon) (BB) 

May 22 (Sun)

May 29 (Sun) (Bonus)

June 6 (Mon) (BB)

June 25 (Sat)

July 3 (Sun) (Bonus)

July 24 (Sun)

August 20 (Sat)

September 24 (Sat)

October 22 (Sat)

November 13 (Sun)

December 3 (Sat) 

2016 Tire Count

3/26      73    The Gift That Keeps On Giving! 

4/22    304    Earth Day Cleanup! 

5/16      50    Bonnie Brae Event #1 (Robert Street)

5/22    118    Green Brook! Clean Brook!

5/29      38    Operation Clean Sweep! (Bonus Event)

6/6        50    Bonnie Brae Event #2 (Robert Street)

6/25    115    Throwback on the South Branch!

7/3        46    Throwback Followup! (Bonus Event)

7/24      45    Second Date with the Queen('s Bridge)!

8/20      87    Neshanic Mills and Thrills!

8/28      92    Throwback Followup 2! (Bonus Event)

9/24      91    Fieldville Legacy!

2016 Total!      1,109

The Central Jersey Stream Team is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of Central Jersey waterways and surrounding land for environmental protection and sustainable recreational use. Our aim is community engagement with hands on projects designed to establish and encourage new environmental stewards.


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, commited citizens can change the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has."...Margaret Mead

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