Maurice River Watershed

The Maurice River has a drainage area of 386 square miles and meanders south for 50 miles through Cumberland County.

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Much of the watershed is located outside of the Pinelands. However, tributaries to the Maurice River are present within three Pinelands towns.

Additional Information:

NJDEP Watershed Management Area 17 - Maurice, Salem, Cohansey

Wild and Scenic Maurice River

National Park Service: Maurice National Wild and Scenic River

Organizations:

Bayshore Discovery Project

Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and its Tributaries

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

South Jersey Bayshore Coalition

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