Environmental Commission - Land/Plants/Animals

  1. U.S. Geological Survey: National Maps (boundaries, elevation, hydrography, land cover, structures, transportation, trails, orthoimagery)
  2. Land Character: Summary of Pequannock’s land-uses, topography, geology, soils, vegetation, wildlife, etc. (see Ch. 4, 6, 7, 8, 11)
  3. Land Character: Pollution Remediation Sites in NJ by county
  4. Land Character: Mountainside Park Tour of Plants and Animals, led by Dr. Jeff Keller, sponsored by Pequannock Environmental Commission (PTEC)
  5. Land Character:“NJ Geology and Rivers” presentation by Americorps Watershed Ambassador Brian Pinke, May 5, 2021 (PTEC)
  6. Land Character: Listing of Earthquakes in Northeast US/NJ (LDEO of Columbia U.)
  7. Land Character: Earthquake Monitoring (maps for quakes over 2.5) and statistics, etc. in US (USGS)
  8. Yard Care: How to identify and use native plants in your yard to reduce use of water and pesticides (JerseyYards.org)
  9. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Shrubs
  10. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Shrubs
  11. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Plants
  12. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Plants 2
  13. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Trees
  14. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Desirable Native Trees 2
  15. Yard Care: How to avoid/control invasive plants in NJ and “Do Not Plant” list (NJ Forest Service)
  16. Yard Care: How to identify weeds (Rutgers U.)
  17. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Undesirable Invasive Plants
  18. Yard Care: Photo Gallery of Undesirable Invasive Plants 2
  19. Yard Care: Landscape Plants Rated by Deer Resistance (Rutgers U.)
  20. Yard Care: How to care for your yard responsibly - recommendations for homeowners (Friends of Hopewell NJ Open Space)
  21. Yard Care: Ecofriendly Lawn Care Guide (Consumer Reports, May 2021)
  22. Yard Care: How to care for trees on your property and determine if a tree is in the street right of way (Pequannock Shade Tree Commission)
  23. Yard Care: How to utilize wood from trees on your property (NJ Forest Service)
  24. Yard Care: Tree Care and Diseases and pests affecting trees in NJ (NJ Forest Service)
  25. Yard Care: Invasive plants and pests and herbicides/pesticides to control them (National Pesticide Information Center)
  26. Yard Care: How to report invasive flora/fauna (NJ Forest Service)
  27. Yard/Garden: Invasive Pests and Diseases in NJ (NJ Department of Agriculture)
  28. Yard/Garden: Invasive Pests in NJ (USDA)
  29. Yard Care: How to select deer-resistant plants for your yard (Rutgers U.)
  30. Gardening: Keeping Pests out of your garden, part 1/2 “Integrated Pest Management” (Rutgers U.)
  31. Gardening: Keeping Pests out of your garden. part 2/2 “Key Plants, Key Pests” (Rutgers U.)
  32. Gardening: How to Compost (Cornell U.)
  33. Gardening: How to Compost (Rutgers U.)
  34. Animal Wildlife: Wildlife of NJ including game, non-game, habitat, etc. (NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife)
  35. Animal Wildlife: Threatened and Endangered Species in NJ (NJ DEP)
  36. Animal Wildlife: Threatened and Endangered Species in NJ (US Fish & Wildlife Service)
  37. Animal Domestic: Pequannock’s Animal Control, Animal Shelter, Rabies Clinic, Adopt A Pet, Pet Emergency Preparedness