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Deserted Village Gets TLC from Morgan Stanley

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Volunteers from Morgan Stanley spent Thursday cleaning up the Deserted Village in Union County's Adopt-a-Park program. Credits: Betty Ann Kelly/County of Union.
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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ  –  A group of 32 Adopt-a-Park volunteers from Morgan Stanley spent Thursday at the Deserted Village of Feltville in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.

They spread mulch, removed invasive plants, repaired a split rail fence, and fixed erosion problems along a nearby trail. To top it off, they cleaned windows, floors and exhibit cases in the Church-Store building at the village.

Morgan Stanley also provided a generous donation that will go to purchase tools, herbicide and new split rail fencing.

Every year, hundreds of volunteers provide invaluable assistance with nature conservation and beautification projects in County parks. To join Adopt-a-Park as an individual or group, visit the County website at ucnj.org or call the Department of Parks and Recreation, 908-789-3683. 

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