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Flower Show at Hunterdon 4-H Fair Open to All

August 3, 2018

EAST AMWELL, NJ – For the first time, a flower show open to the public will be part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, which runs Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger Everitt Fairgrounds, South County Park.

This show is for flowers raised in anywhere in New Jersey, by the exhibitor. Flowers will be displayed in glass jars provided by the entrant. There are 35 classes ...

Kathleen Palmer Nurtures Monarch Butterflies from Eggs to Maturity

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood.

Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) with Monarch Watch, a non-profit environmental conservation, education and research program, ...

What to Know About Upcoming Deer Hunting Season in Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Township Council has approved modifications to the rules governing the 2018-19 deer hunting season.

Following a presentation by Open Space Consultant Tara Kenyon, the governing body voted at its July 10 meeting to prohibit hunting with firearms during season 2 from Oct. 27 to Dec. 2, then allow firearms until Dec. 31.

Another change is to close the Negri-Nepote and ...

Somerset County Needs Direction from Walkers, Hikers & Bikers

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County wants to to improve its bike and trail path connections, according to Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione.

“The goal is to make our county’s bike paths and trails more user-friendly, more accessible, and safer for our residents,” he said. “We are also encouraging residents to give us their feedback on what changes or improvements ...

"Xtreme" Adventures for Teens in Somerset County

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center  has scheduled a challenging summer program series for teens 13 to 16.

“Xtreme Adventure” is a summer-long series of one-day outdoor programs that will entertain and educate teen girls and boys. All adventures begin at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling ...

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