Rally for the Rivers Eco-Fest:
Environmental Celebration of the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers
on World Oceans Day
WHO: Clean Ocean Action, Rumson Environmental Commission, Rally for the Navesink Alliance, local environmental organizations, local businesses
SPONSORED BY: Metrovation
WHAT: Rally for the Rivers Eco-Fest: an environmental celebration of the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers
WHEN: Saturday, June 8 (World Oceans Day), 9am – 12:30pm (Rain date: June 15)
WHERE: Victory Park: 1 Lafayette St., Rumson, NJ 07760
Rumson, NJ – On Saturday, June 8, 2019 Clean Ocean Action, the Rumson Environmental Commission, Metrovation and Rally for the Navesink Alliance members will host the 2nd Annual Rally for the Rivers Eco-Fest at Victory Park in Rumson, NJ from 9:00am – 12:30pm. Attendees of this free event will enjoy hands-on educational activities, kid’s crafts, face painting, river seining, stand-up paddleboard yoga, learn to row, ask a master gardener and more.
“Last year’s inaugural Eco-Fest was a great success, and we’re excited to see that the event has grown in its second year. With even more organizations involved this year, we’re sure it’s going to be a fun-filled day celebrating our beautiful rivers, with something for everyone!” said Alison McCarthy, Coastal Watershed Protection Coordinator, Clean Ocean Action.
For World Oceans Day, it is important to understand the impact that protecting and improving river water quality has on the ocean, as all rivers ultimately lead to the ocean.
Participating organizations include (to-date): American Littoral Society, Fair Haven Environmental Commission, Flow Paddle Yoga, Garden Club of Fair Haven, Little Silver Environmental Commission, Master Gardeners of Monmouth County, Monmouth Conservation Foundation, Native Plant Society of New Jersey Monmouth County Chapter, Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, Monmouth County Parks System, NJ Sea Grant Consortium, NY/NJ Baykeeper, Oceanport Waterwatch, Red Bank Environmental Commission, Red Bank Regional Environmental Club, RFH Rowing, River Rats Sailing, Rumson Department of Public Works, Rumson Environmental Commission, Rumson Garden Club, Save Coastal Wildlife, Sierra Club Jersey Shore Group, Surfrider Jersey Shore, WATERSPIRIT, and more.
RSVP* to the 2nd Annual Rally for the Rivers Eco-Fest: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rally-for-the-rivers-eco-fest-tickets-61120876186
* Although, pre-registration is not required for this free event, it is encouraged for planning purposes.
Rally for the Navesink Alliance Members:
American Littoral Society, ANJEC, Bayshore Anglers Association, Bayshore Regional Watershed Council, Conserve Claypit Creek, Hartshorne Woods Association, Monmouth Boat Club, Monmouth Conservation Foundation, Navesink Business Group, Navesink Maritime Heritage Association and River Rangers, Navesink Shrewsbury River Fishing Club, Navesink River Rowing Club, NJ Friends of Clearwater, NY/NJ Baykeeper, Oceanport Water Watch Committee, Oceanic Free Library, Pirates Care, Recreational Fishing Alliance, Red Bank Business Alliance, River Rats, Riverview Medical Center, Rumson Garden Club, Shrewsbury Sailing & Yacht Club, Sierra Club, Shore Group, Surfrider-Jersey Shore Chapter, WATERSPIRIT, and growing.