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News & Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE: November HDC Meeting Cancelled - (10/21/2022) The Highlands Development Credit Bank scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2022 is cancelled. (read)

Highlands Council Names Ben Spinelli Executive Director - (7/26/2022) At its most recent meeting, the Highlands Council unanimously voted to appoint Ben Spinelli as Executive Director. In addition to being one of the original members of the Highlands Council, Spinelli brings an exceptionally strong background in public policy and land use management to the role. (read)

Exciting New Features and Upgrades For The New Jersey Highlands Trail - (7/12/2022) The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference recently completed a Highlands Council-funded project to enhance signage and mapping along the New Jersey portion of the Highlands Trail. (read)

Highlands Council Releases Creative Tool for Towns to Identify Important Natural Resources - (6/28/2022) The Highlands Council has released a free, online Interactive Environmental Resource Inventory (ERI) for the Highlands Region. The application simplifies what can be an onerous and costly process for Highlands municipalities, while simultaneously providing a more accurate and valuable ERI. (read)

Clinton Township Maximizes Transit Assets with Highlands Center Designation - (6/20/2022) At its most recent meeting, the Highlands Council voted to approve a request from Clinton Township to designate a portion of the Township as a Highlands Center. The Council also approved grants for Allamuchy Township and Somerset County. (read)


Photography Credit: All photographs on this website are courtesy of the New Jersey Highlands Council staff or Dwight Hiscano with his permission.