Green

April 23, 2020

STIRLING, NJ - The Goddard School of Long Hill, located at 57 Plainfield Road in Stirling, held a Recycled Runway Challenge in celebration of Earth Day. The children showed off their creations during a Virtual Zoom Meeting, showcasing their creative ensembles made of bubble wrap, newspaper, ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- With or without snow or cold temperatures, the annual "Maple Sugaring" program at the Environmental Center in Basking Ridge will continue to be offered to the public several times each weekend through March 15. Continuing a tradition in the Northeast United States that ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ With spring on the horizon, the Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills this week opened its annual “Art & Photography Exhibit” focusing on the beauty of the diverse moods and seasons of the Somerset County Park Commission's parkland. The exhibit, which just opened on ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Based on the township Environmental Commission's own recommendation, Ann Parksekian has been named the commission's chairperson and presiding officer for this year. The appointment of Parsekian was approved last week by Mayor James Baldassare, Jr., with the advice of the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Christmas tree that brings so much joy to local homes this holiday can also be put to good use later on. Trees can be recycled through a fundraiser held each year by the Ridge High School girls basketball team, or the Somerset County Park Commission. Residents can ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ_ Last Sunday, five Mount Prospect elementary school students and recent graduates, collected 47 pounds of plastic bags and plastic wrap to give a big boost to the Bernards Township Environmental Commission’s “Trex Challenge” to collect 500 pounds of the thin film plastic within ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Somerset County’s most creative and popular winter display, the 42nd Festival of Trees, a display of festive and fanciful show of holiday trees from community members, returns soon to the Somerset County Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Basking Ridge Business Alliance (BRBA) and the Bernards Township Department of Public Works are teaming up to conduct a six-month "challenge" to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags and plastic wrap _ with the rewards for success being both a bench for a township and also ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Anjali Dahiya, who won the township Environmental Commission's Reuseable Bag Design Challenge, incorporated one of the township's most beloved symbols in her design. Anjali, a seventh grader at the William Annin Middle School, portrayed the great white oak that stood in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee's agenda for this Tuesday, Sept. 10, includes recognition of the 2019 Reusable Bag Design Challenge winner, Anjali Dahiya. The Bernards Township Environmental Commission had sponsored a 2019 Reusable Bag Design Challenge for ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Time is running out on a developer's offer to construct a 1,034-foot pedestrian and bike path along Mountain Road that was first made in 2014. The construction of an off-road, six-foot wide asphalt pathway was part of a subdivision approval   granted at that by the Planning ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Free nature walks from the Somerset County Environmental Education Center are coming up this Sunday, Aug. 18, and into September.  No pre-registration is required for the guided and interpretive walks led by EEC naturalists into the Great Swamp. The 500 acres of the Great ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It's time again to register for County Caper games coming up on Aug. 24 and 25 that give county residents a chance to play a live-action game, and also to explore, learn, and protect Somerset County's parks and other natural areas.  The County Caper events will again be led ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Ridge High School students are in the running for a national award for a study on how to make the school’s recycling program more effective. Seven students in the school’s Project Citizen program presented their findings and recommendations to the Bernards Township Board ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ _ The Basking Ridge Garden Club and its gardening work at a rock garden at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge were recently recognized with a runner’s up award from the National Garden Clubs, Inc. in the category, “Civic Projects with Native Plants."  The ...

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