Save NJSOC Update

The Friends of NJSOC is entering into the next phase of saving the School of Conservation with the Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) as our partners. We are meeting regularly with NJDEP and together we are learning as much as we can about the physical operation of SOC’s facilities.  At this point, the NJDEP especially […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kerry Kirk Pflugh, President, Friends of NJSOC | Cell/Text: 908-887-2274Shayne Russell, Vice President, Friends of NJSOC | 609-654-1410Email: NJ SOC SENDING OUT AN “SOS”: NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PILLAR OF OUTDOOR LEARNING ON VERGE OF CLOSING IN STATE FUNDING CRISIS National Leader in Outdoor Education for 70 years, New Jersey School of Conservation Declared “Endangered Species,” […]

I went into the woods…

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.  – Henry David Thoreau Friends– We’re all familiar with Henry David […]

Winter Fun Day

Friends – We hope you are enjoying your winter. It has been a relatively mild one so far.  Very little snow and no ice to skate on (yet!).  Despite that, the Friends have decided to hold a winter weekend at SOC.  We are planning to gather on Saturday, February 22 at 11 a.m. at Kittatinny […]