Public initiatives to protect and restore the Rahway River
Greenway Concept Plan
Making the Rahway River Greenway
Concept Plan a Reality
In partnership with the City of Rahway, the RRA hired the RBA
Group to develop the Rahway River Greenway Concept Plan.
Made part of the City of Rahway Master Plan in 2006, the 2 mile
greenway envisions a bucolic riverfront trail for nature
observation, fishing and as an alternative mode of travel and
RRA obtained a Green Acres grant for the City of Rahway of $80,000.00 to buy a 4 acre parcel in 2006.
The Rahway River Association’s Neighborhood Biodiversity Program is a new initiative intended to restore, enhance and manage public lands for increase biodiversity values on public lands for the benefit of all. Connecting the communities with the Neighborhood Biodiversity Sites, the Rahway River Association’s Celebrate the Rahway River program promotes guided nature walks, bird watching treks and natural history presentations for the public. Raising awareness, conducting environmental education, building community support, creating a sense of ownership and preserving our natural heritage forever begins with you.