AHNE is an all volunteer, non-partisan organization that brings environmental issues to voters and supports environmentally responsible candidates in town elections.
AHNE believes that environmental concerns transcend partisan politics, and it seeks to involve voters and candidates in environmental issues, regardless of their party affiliations.
Volunteers and contributors to AHNE want the Atlantic Highlands' Mayor and Council to:
--protect and acquire what little open space remains in the borough, especially along the bayfront
--fight pollution and improve water quality in Many Mind Creek and
--complete the network of trails, including the Bayshore Trail, Many Mind Creek Greenway, and the connection between Lenape Woods eastern and western section
--preserve our natural areas – beach, dune, saltmarsh, wetland, and woodland -- both as habitat for fish, birds and other wildlife and as low-impact recreation sites
--plant and protect trees throughout town and maintain slope stability in the eastern hills
--preserve the small-town, human scale, pedestrian-friendly character of Atlantic Highlands ....and promote other environmental values that enhance the quality of life in town
--recognize the relationships between
--support efforts to improve energy efficiency in homes, municipal buildings, and municipal vehicle fleets