Plants of Southern New Jersey Plant Guide
Learn more about the plants of our region. Presently approximately 100 plants are profiled, and it is continually being expanded.


New Jersey Network, Citizens United and the National Park Service New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route produced a film that explores the unique culture of the New Jersey Delaware Bayshore.


With the assistance of a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Watershed Management Grant, Citizens United contracted educational consultant Christine Raabe to coordinate the compilation of lesson plans that address main elements that distinguish the New Jersey Delaware Bayshore Region. A teachers advisory group composed of educators from the Bayshore region developed the lesson plans in this packet. Check out the online version, click here.


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In memory of Citizens United member, artist and art educator, Connie Jost the Citizens United Board of Trustees has established a scholarship fund for aspiring young artists. Check out a gallery of their artwork.


Citizens United and New Jersey Network has completed a new video project, Bayshore Artists: Celebrating Our Sense of Place. focusing on artists depictions of the New Jersey Delaware Bayshore Region. This project was made possible by a National Park Service Wild and Scenic River Grant distributed by the Cumberland County Freeholders.


Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries, Inc. and Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders are proud to announce that Birding Cumberland - A Birder’s Guide to Cumberland County, NJ is now available!

Burcham Farm at Millville, NJ
by Patricia Bovers Ball, December 1995 -
The Burcham farm is the last dyked marsh farm on the Maurice River, the sole survivor of the many dyke farms that once lined the waters of the Delaware valley. (pdf-14.3 MB)

Radio Shorts To learn more about the Maurice River, check out CU's podcasts.