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January 17, 2017

 

TERRARIUM WORKSHOP JANUARY 28, 2017

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Horticulturists from the Somerset County Park Commission's Colonial Park Gardens in Somerset will host a workshop: "Terrariums: A Miniature Ecosystem in Glass" Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon.

The program will be held at Park Commission Headquarters at North Branch Park, 355 ...

Deer Management Program in South Mountain Reservation Begins Jan. 17

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The 2017 Essex County Deer Management Program, which includes South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation, will begin on January 17 according to Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.  This is the tenth year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer.

“Controlling the ...

Residents Enjoy First Snowstorm of the New Year

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Mother Nature left a larger-than-predicted accumulation on North Salem on Saturday, Jan. 7.

Approximately 5 inches of the white stuff fell before the storm pulled away late Saturday.

Pets and residents alike didn’t seem to mind and enjoyed the downtime.

Learn How to Nurture the Great Outdoors - Under Glass

 

TERRARIUM WORKSHOP JANUARY 28, 2017

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Horticulturists from the Somerset County Park Commission's Colonial Park Gardens in Somerset will host a workshop: "Terrariums: A Miniature Ecosystem in Glass" Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon.

The program will be held at Park Commission Headquarters at North Branch Park, 355 ...

'Nature Through A Child's Eye' Exhibit Underway at EEC in Basking Ridge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The 25th annual "Nature Through a Child's Eye" exhibit of children's artwork showing how they experience the world of nature is underway at the Somerset County Park Commission's Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, where it will run until Sunday, Feb. 5. The exhibit is free and open daily.

Hundreds of pieces of art have been ...

Volunteers Brave Icy Blast to Build Home for Butterflies in the Reservation

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - A group of Union County Adopt-a-Park volunteers went far, far beyond the call of duty last weekend, when they came together in freezing cold weather to work on a new butterfly meadow in the Watchung Reservation.

The large, half-acre site is located near the grounds of the Trailside Nature and Science Center, at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and the ...

Denville Eagle Scout Praised by County for Bridges Project

DENVILLE, NJ – A Denville teen was honored on Wednesday by county officials who praised his Eagle Scout Project: The construction and installation of two bridges that span Beaver Brook in Rockaway Township.

The Scout, John Owens, was presented with a certificate of achievement from the Morris County freeholders. The board called his bridge project “ambitious” and ...

Randolph in Top 5 of Morris County Recyclers

RANDOLPH, NJ – Randolph was among the top five Morris County municipalities when it came to recycling in 2014 and will receive more than $40,000 from the state for its efforts, officials said on Tuesday.

The township will get $43,450 in state recycling grant money, its slice of about $1 million allocated to Morris County’s 39 municipalities, said the county in a statement. The ...

Indoor Winter Farmers Market Coming to Maplewood on Sunday, Feb. 5

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Feb. 5, from noon to 4 p.m. Slow Food Northern NJ and Maplewood Loves Wellness are sponsoring an indoor winter farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood. There is a snow date of Sunday, Feb. 12.

Visitors to the indoor market will be able to meet local farmers and food artisans, and "to stock up on the best of local, sustainably produced ...

Final Day Approaching For Spotswood Tree Pickup

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - No, it isn't Christmas again. Sorry Elmo. However, if there are any residents who haven't yet taken down their holiday trees, the final day is approaching for Christmas tree pickup in Spotswood. According to the Spotswood Borough website, Friday, Jan. 13 will be the last day for tree pickup. Trees will be recycled into mulch.

All plastic bags, lights, ornaments, tinsel, ...

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Wed, January 18, 7:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

"Have an Organized 2017" at Montville Twp Public ...

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Thu, January 19, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

"From Banff to Jasper National Park: Alberta, ...

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Sat, January 21, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Winter Series

Green Health & Wellness

Grow Your Own Produce at the East Brunswick Community Garden

January 18, 2017

Aspiring gardeners who lack the space, proper sunlight or soil to grow produce and flowers at home can rent a plot at the East Brunswick Community Garden for the 2017 growing season.

Located next to the Municipal Complex on Rues Lane, the popular garden has a limited number of 10 x 10-foot plots available to new gardeners for the coming season on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 per ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_87594357f3e0c752d094_image

Wed, January 18, 7:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

"Have an Organized 2017" at Montville Twp Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Home & Garden

Carousel_image_d85b48b1b8b9c225dd78_spirit_island_photo

Thu, January 19, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

"From Banff to Jasper National Park: Alberta, ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sat, January 21, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Winter Series

Green Health & Wellness

Grow Your Own Produce at the East Brunswick Community Garden

January 18, 2017

Aspiring gardeners who lack the space, proper sunlight or soil to grow produce and flowers at home can rent a plot at the East Brunswick Community Garden for the 2017 growing season.

Located next to the Municipal Complex on Rues Lane, the popular garden has a limited number of 10 x 10-foot plots available to new gardeners for the coming season on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 per ...