Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries
Citizens United is dedicated to protecting the watershed of the Maurice River and the region known as Down Jersey, thereby enabling current and future generations to enjoy the environmental, recreational, cultural and scenic resources of this Wild & Scenic global treasure.
CU invites participation and fosters responsible stewardship. CU supports education, awareness, and informed decision-making utilizing field work, research, and advocacy. Founded 1979, non-profit organization 1986 CU Maurice River was the driving force behind 35 miles of the Maurice River and its tributaries — the Menantico, Manumuskin and Muskee — being designated as nationally recognized Wild and Scenic Rivers by the National Park Service (NPS) in 1993. CU Maurice River is currently responsible for the stewardship and promotion of the river’s Outstanding Resources, activities that are partially funded through the NPS Partnership Wild and Scenic River program.