Hope and boat tours for the Passaic

Star Ledger: Newark Riverfront Boat Tours continue to lift veil on lesser-known feature of city
Includes a thumbnail history of the Passaic and hopeful news about it’s recent development. (Which has been a long time coming).

Led by Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper and Damon Rich, Chief Urban Designer for the City of Newark, the four-year-old city-sponsored boat tours are intended to raise awareness and build support for a river long-fraught with pollution and limited public access. Except for the occasional blue heron or egret, little activity can be found on the Passaic.

Boat tours are still running: $5, more info here.

Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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