How do you help the environment in Fanwood?

We promote the conservation, protection, development, or use of all Fanwood’s natural and water resources by:

  • Planning & implementing local conservation programs as approved by the Town Council
  • Compiling an ERI compendium
  • Making recommendations on all development plans before the Planning Board with a focus on how it would impact Fanwood’s natural and water resources and environment.
  • Conducting Outreach programs to raise awareness on environmental issues as they affect our town.
  • Advertising, preparing, and distributing materials necessary to implement the Commission’s activities
  • Acting as the Township liaison for conservation needs with regional, state, and federal agencies

What’s the FEC’s charge?

Our charge includes studying and making recommendations concerning open space preservation, water resource management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, soil and landscape protection, environmental appearance, and protection of flora and fauna.

What is the Fanwood Environmental Commission?

The Fanwood Environmental Commission is a statutory board of eight regular members and two alternates. The regular members include Liaison (Planning Board) & Liaison (Town Council).


How Can I Make A Donation?

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Are your meetings open to all?

Yes; feel free to stop by and contribute! Our meeting minutes are posted after every meeting by the FEC Secretary on our website.

When and where are your meetings held?

FEC meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm.  at the Fanwood Community House (“The Old Train Station”), Second Floor, 230 North Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey 07023.

Nature Center & Butterfly Garden

I’d like to Volunteer in the Nature Center

If you are interested in learning about native & non- native plants, restoring the Fanwood Nature Center or you enjoy the outdoors, then the environmental commission welcomes your participation!
For more information on this community initiative, contact April Lee aojll5 [at] gmail.com or via phone at 322-5649.