We made the Paper! (And TV…)
Below are some of the stories about our movement in the Media.
(We love to know about new stories featuring Rifle Camp Park; please let us know!)
12/12/2017 Rifle Camp Park disc course is ‘a dead issue,’ Passaic County says
12/8/2017 Clear cutting in Rifle Camp Park
A video from NorthJersey.com
11/3/2017 Passaic County Freeholders Meeting Video for October 10, 2017
Discussion of moving the proposed disc golf course from Rifle Camp Park begins at the 29:15 mark
11/2/2017 Passaic County Republicans pin hopes on turnout in freeholder race
Opposition to the Rifle Camp Park Disc Golf Course has become a campaign issue…
10/12/2017 Passaic County To Look at Placing Disc Golf Course In Wayne Instead of Rifle Camp Park Amid Protests
10/11/2017 Passaic County backs away from disc golf course at Rifle Camp Park
9/25/2017 Local Group to Present Passaic County Freeholders with New Location for Proposed Disc Golf Course
9/25/2017 Local Environmental Groups Protest Proposed County Disc Golf Course
9/22/2017 Nature Lovers Want Disc Golf Course Moved To Wayne
9/21/2017 Save Rifle Camp Park Coalition Reveals Better Location for Disc Golf Course
9/21/2017 Disc golf opponents want course moved to Wayne.
9/1/2017 Letter asking the Passaic County Freeholders to reconsider their plan to install a Disc Golf Course in Rifle Camp Park:
8/30/2017 Letter sent by Jeff Tittel, director of New Jersey Sierra Club
7/19/2017 Opponents of disc golf course pressure Passaic freeholders
6/27/2017 FIOS1 News – Video, Opposition to Rifle Camp Park Disc Golf Course
6/24/2017 NorthJersey.com – Video, Protest at Democratic Headquarters to Save Rifle Camp Park from a Disc Golf Course
6/24/2017 Opposition to Rifle Camp Park development targets Passaic County Democrats
6/19/2017 Letter from Freeholder Pat Lepore: Disc golf at Rifle Camp Park is eco-friendly.
Repeats misinformation: Disc golf is not played with soft Frisbee’s; Rifle Camp was second most used Passaic County park in last survey; Freeholders decision to close the nature center and naturalist would lower attendance; Master Plan calls for passive (not active) recreation at RCP; wildlife and passive use will be disrupted, according to experts.
6/13/2017 Passaic County proposes dog park for Rifle Camp
5/26/2017 Editorial: Leave Rifle Camp Park as is
5/21/2017 Opposition to Disc Golf Course continues.
5/11/2017 YouTube – Nature Lovers Flip over Disc Golf Plan
Satirical video from local TV show. Repeats misinformation: Disc golf is not played with soft Frisbee’s; course is 18 holes, not 9; wildlife will be disrupted.
5/10/2017 Hikers, bird watchers want Passaic County to toss disc golf course plan
5/9/2017 NorthJersey.com – Video, Initial protest at Rifle Camp Park in opposition to the plan by the Freeholders of Passaic County to install a Disc Golf course in the park
5/9/2017 Residents Divided over Disc Golf Course
4/17/2017 Frisbee golf course plan at county park doesn’t fly with group
4/15/2017 NorthJersey.com – Video, Woodland Park considering adding a Disc Golf Course.
7/21/1974 Nature Lab on a Passaic Peak
Old article from when the Rifle Camp Park Nature Center and Observatory was new and exciting.