Byram Enviromentl Commission seeks residents' involvement

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:46

    BYRAM-The Byram Township Environmental Commission is looking for a few good men … and women. Volunteers are needed to help protect Byram's lakes and streams, help preserve Byram's forests and wildlife, review applications for development submitted to the planning board, work with township officials on the vision for Byram's future. The members of the commission help retain the natural landscapes and rural, small-town atmosphere of the township. They also officials address county, regional, and statewide environmental issues and educate township residents about environmental issues at home, in town, in Sussex County, and New Jersey. The environmental commission meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursdays of each month. The commission currently has members from Cranberry Lake, Forest Lake, East Brookwood, and north Byram and it is seeking nee members from Lake Lackawanna, West Brookwood, Lake Mohawk, or from areas already represented. Anyone interested in serving the community in this aspect is asked to call Margaret McGarrity at the town hall, 973-347-2500 ext. 138, or contact the commission chair, Lorie Miller, at 973-786-6063..