You know what town and county you live in, but do you know what watershed? Or river basin? Do you know how healthy it is? Or how you can protect it?
This portion of DEP's website is devoted to increasing your understanding of watersheds and how protecting them benefits both us and the environment.
What Do You Know About Your Watershed?
What Can You Do to Protect Your Watershed?
Setting Up a Watershed Organization
Successful Watershed Protection Efforts
Local, State, Federal Watershed Protection Programs
Sources of Funding for Watershed Activities
Educational/Reference Information On-Line