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Nutley Holds Electronic Recycling Day

February 23, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - On Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 300 Nutley residents took advantage of the warm weather and did some early spring cleaning hauling their old appliances to the first of five township held Electronic Recycling Day events at Municipal Lot 8 on William Street. Two trucks were parked in the lot, one on each end for residents to drop off. The first truck was strictly for televisions, while ...

Countdown to the Removal of 600 Year Old Oak Tree

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A timeline for events leading up to the removal of the white oak tree that has stood for more than half a millennium - and around which the village of Basking Ridge grew up - is now in place. The date on which work will begin to take down the tree has been set for April 24.

The Historical Society of The Somerset Hills, which has set up a gofundme site to help ...

Got a Green Thumb? Grow with the East Brunswick Community Garden

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Are you an apartment dweller looking for a bit of outdoor space to plant your favorite summer veggies?  A homeowner with a yard that is not really conducive to gardening (no fence -too many deer)?  A new vegan who wants to "grow local?"

Opportunity to participate in the East Brunswick Community Garden awaits.

 

The Friends of the East ...

Learn About Proposed 32,000 Horsepower Gas Powered Gas Compressor Coming to Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Committee opposing the Williams/Transco Compressor Station is scheduling a public forum on Feb. 27 to give members of the public information on the controversial project.

Williams proposed the gas compressor station, to be built in Franklin Township off Route 27 near Trap Rock Quarry, which is an active blasting site and is less than a half mile from ...

Learn About Proposed 32,000 Horsepower Gas Powered Gas Compressor Coming to Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Committee opposing the Williams/Transco Compressor Station is scheduling a public forum at Sampson G. Smith School on Feb. 27 to give members of the public information on the controversial project.

Williams proposed the gas compressor station, to be built in Franklin Township off Route 27 near Trap Rock Quarry, which is an active blasting site and is ...

Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Pledge

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - How committed are you to protecting the environment? Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Challenge Pledge. The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) needs at least 335 residents to fill out this pledge. This is one of several initiatives put forth by the Environmental Commission in pursuit of Sustainable Silver Certification.

“We know ...

Springfield’s Environmental Commission meeting February 20, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Environmental Commission meets religiously on the third Monday of the month at the Chisholm Center at 7 p.m.  Because of the President’s Day holiday most of the building was locked.  So, the meeting took place in the building’s lobby. Alyson Miller as Chair of the Environmental Commission directed the meeting’s discussion.

'Great Swamp Experience' Permanent Exhibit Opened This Week At EEC Ribbon Cutting in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Ever since the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an act of US Congress in 1960 after a group of local activitists rallied to protect the land from development, the native habitat for hundreds of species of birds and other plants and living creatures has been also been a living classroom for learning about the environment.

Free permanent ...

Great Swamp Experience - Crawl Inside a Beaver Lodge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Kids can crawl inside a beaver lodge while parents can learn about glaciers, flowers and mastadon bones as part of “The Great Swamp Experience” at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center.

The EEC is located at 190 Lord Stirling Road.

“The Great Swamp Experience” features interactive displays, ...

Save the Date for South Plainfield Spring Volunteer Litter Clean-up April 15

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Clean Communities Advisory Board has announced that a Borough-wide litter cleanup will be held on Saturday morning, April 15.  Volunteers can collect equipment and clean-up assignments at the municipal building at 2480 Plainfield Avenue from 9 to 10 a.m.  

Roadsides, parks, streams and vacant lots will be cleared of litter and trash ...

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Fri, February 24, 7:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Maplewood

NJ Audubon: Exploring the Night Sky

Education Green

Fri, February 24, 7:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Maplewood

NJ Audubon: Exploring the Night Sky

Education Green

Home Energy Assistance Program

February 23, 2017

The state of New Jersey offers LIHEAP program as a relief to help Low income families that are struggling to pay  their  utility bills. The  weatherization program is also  available, these program helps to improve the heating system efficiency and conserving energy.  The deadline to apply for these program is April 30 2017,  If you need more information contact us.