Riparian Forest Restoration
Pohatcong Creek Riparian Buffer. Anthony C. Pasquini, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Forestry. Planting of 600 native trees and shrubs with 48 native woody species. This is a complementary park to Pohatcong Native Arboretum located twelve miles downstream at 50 Municipal Drive, Pohatcong Township, NJ. March 2001
The dominant tree and understory species are Sycamore, Sugar Maple, Swamp White Oak, Ironwood, Nannyberry, and Arrowwood.
This riparian forest restoration park is next to Pohatcong Township Municipal Building.
M&M/Mars National Headquarters. Anthony C. Pasquini, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Forestry. Planting of 800 native trees and shrubs based on surveys and patterns of undisturbed natural areas. Hackettstown, NJ. Fall 2001
Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ecological Excellent Award for Design
Riparian buffer upstream view of tributary of the Musconetcong River, a National Wild and Scenic River
Pohatcong Native Arboretum, Native Tree Museum of New Jersey, is one of four projects in Warren County implemented with a grant from the NJDEP, Division of Watershed Management. Fall 2002
Musconetcong River Resource Center. Anthony C. Pasquini, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Forestry. Planting including canopy trees such as Linden, Black Willow, Swamp White Oak, and River Birch. Asbury, NJ. Spring 2003
Musconetcong River Resource Center was built at this site on the footprint of an abandoned industrial building.
Mill Dam/Ironworks Park. Anthony C. Pasquini, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Forestry. Riparian forest restoration of 1,200 native trees and shrubs along both sides of Rancocas Creek including wetland restoration and streambank stabilization. Mount Holly, NJ. Spring 1999 and 2000
Native Plant Sanctuary. Backyard Wildlfe Habitat. Anthony C. Pasquini. Planted by colleagues and volunteers with donations by native plant nurseries including Silky Dogwood, Smooth Alder, Grey Dogwood and Blackhaw Viburnum. Brookes Boulevard and US 206. Somerville, NJ. 1998
Hoblar Park. Anthony C. Pasquini, Principal., Heritage Tree & Plant Design, and Clem Fiori, Chair, Montgomery Township Open Space. Forest restoration, wetlands creation, wildlife habitat restoration, and native streetscape planting. Blawenburg, NJ. 1997 to 2012
Hoblar Park. Clem Fiori, Curator. Montgomery Township Open Space. Contemporary sculpture gardens. Blawenburg, NJ. 2014 to 2020
A series of riparian restoration projects were designed and implemented in Montgomery and Hillsborough Townships, while project manager in 1997 at Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association. All of this began with a $4,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation!
Sunset Sculpture Park. Clem Fiori, Curator. Montgomery Township Open Space. Sculpture gardens on display in a procession of small clearings in a red cedar grove. Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road at Sunset Road. Skillman, NJ. 2014
Sunset Sculpture Park. Anthony C. Pasquini, Principal, Heritage Tree & Plant Design. Ecological landscape design featuring Willow Oak, Winterberry, Red Oak, and Sugar Maple. Montgomery Township, NJ. 2011
Watch Rutgers video production (2003), Return to Nature: Restoring New Jersey's Riparian Buffers , about protecting and restoring streamside forests along New Jersey's waterways including the Pohatcong Creek and Musconetcong River. Catch a glimpse and marvel at the newly-planted Pohatcong Native Arboretum. You will enjoy this highly creative and original collaborative effort by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Forestry and Musconetcong Watershed Association.