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Somerset County Park Commission Recycles Christmas Trees

December 23, 2017

NORTH BRANCH, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission will recycle Christmas trees beginning Tuesday, Dec. 26 through Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. 

Somerset County residents may bring their tree to Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot F, 156 Mettlers Road in Somerset, Franklin Township or to North Branch Park, at the lighted baseball field, 355 Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Both facilities ...

The 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count Starts This Week

 

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - This year’s Christmas Bird Count is about to begin—and the data you report has a real and measurable effect on the course of conservation. 

One of Audubon’s signature programs, the CBC has collected more than a century’s worth of community observations that provide a foundation for large-scale conservation action. When the American ...

Controlled Burn in Washington Valley Park Done to Reduce Fuel in Park, Park Commission Says

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Rangers and representatives for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection recently performed a controlled burn on 128.5 acres of Washington Valley Park.

According to a release from the park commission, these controlled burns refer to the controlled application of fire by a team of fire experts under certain weather conditions to ...

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Tue, January 16

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Thu, January 18

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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Frozen Falls Hike with the Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA)

January 13, 2018

Shake off the winter blues with a stroll along the banks of the frozen Rockaway River! Rivaled only by the Great Falls of Paterson, these falls were once the cornerstone of a thriving industry at the turn of the century. While there is no longer any active industry along its banks, visitors sometimes discover relics of the park’s industrial past!

This will be an easy, one-mile hike, ...