Photo of student wearing waders in river and holding large fishing net.

New Jersey School of Conservation

Conveying knowledge of how Earth systems operate and how human actions affect these systems. Conservation is Everyone’s Responsibility!
Aerial View of NJSOC
An aerial view of NJSOC’s 240 acres, nestled in Stokes State Forest.
Contact New Jersey School of Conservation
1 Wapalanne Road, Branchville, NJ 07826

The mission of Montclair State University’s School of Conservation is to gather knowledge of Earth systems through research and to communicate this knowledge through education. Our goal is to contribute to the resolution of environmental problems by cultivating environmentally responsible behaviors that will encourage scientists, teachers, students and citizens to promote sustainable practices in their communities.


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