Welcome to our website!
We are known as GEHWA for short, and our focus is on
the Great Egg Harbor River and Watershed in the
Pinelands of Southern New Jersey. Our Mission
To protect and restore the
natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the
Great Egg Harbor River Watershed;
To promote research and action
to determine and secure a healthy river system;
public awareness, education, and appreciation of the
watershed's many valuable and unique resources.
Serve as the
host organization for the local management and
Plan for the Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and
To coordinate and/or facilitate permanent
preservation of land along or in close proximity
to the river and its tributaries, or
preservation of any land within the watershed
that is of high benefit to wildlife or rare
plants, for groundwater recharge or reduction of
We invite you to explore the
pages on our site through the links on this page,
where you can find out just who we are and what we
are doing, read our latest
newsletter, check our
calendar of events,
become a member and join, and
find more information about the Great Egg
Harbor River and the watershed that it drains.
if you would
like more information or have something to tell us
about the river and watershed.