ELIZABETH, NJ - Groundwork Elizabeth unveiled its new interpretive kiosk at the Peterstown Community Center, on Wednesday, April 10, located at 408 Palmer Street.

The kiosk, which was built in partnership with the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a Groundwork Elizabeth urban partner, and the City of Elizabeth, highlights a variety of features associated with an adjacent outdoor demonstration garden.  

The site was built to educate and engage the community in conservation activities, such as raised beds for growing herbs and vegetables, rain barrels, pollinator beds and subjects related to horticulture and urban wildlife. 

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Groundwork was joined by Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, City of Elizabeth Director of Recreation Paul Addessa, Great Swamp Deputy Refuge Manager for the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Lia McLaughlin, Peterstown Senior Services Manager Sierra Hairston, Elizabeth Board of Education Commissioner Maria Carvalho, Groundwork Executive Director Jonathan Phillips, GW Conservation Ambassador Ricardo Diaz, VISTA Jessica Frago, GW staff, City staff and local seniors as they cut the ribbon. 

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