Green

July 27, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Two large pieces of Hunterdon County land are being preserved, ensuring that bucolic and natural settings along the headwaters of the Wickecheoke Creek last for many decades to come. In Raritan Township, 48 acres along the Wickecheoke Creek, in areas known as havens for ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On March 10, the nonprofit Hunterdon Land Trust (HLT), established in 1996 and headquartered on Mine Street in Flemington, was awarded its renewed accreditation from the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission. According to the Land Trust Alliance’s recent “National Land ...

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LAMBERTVILLE – The annual Farm-to-Table Breakfast of the South Hunterdon Regional School District FFA Alumni Chapter will be Sunday, Nov. 24, 7:30 a.m. to noon. It will be at the Lambertville Rescue Squad building, 70 Alexander Ave. off North Main Street. This is the major fundraiser for the ...

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FRANKLIN TWP., NJ - Years ago, tiny “hitchhikers” went unnoticed in a tank of live carp shipped from China to a fish farm here. The hitchhikers were the larvae of Chinese pond mussels (Sinanodonta woodiana). These highly invasive mussels have spread across Europe, but had not been documented in ...

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RARITAN TWP. – A greenway of preserved open space and farmland along the picturesque Wickecheoke Creek in Hunterdon County just got bigger. New Jersey Conservation Foundation and its partners preserved 18 acres of woodlands and farm fields off Rake Road here, at the headwaters of the Wickecheoke ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Freeholders have acted recently to preserve two farms totaling 107 acres in Franklin Township. Freeholders have approved a required Natural Resources Conservation plan for the 71-acre Vartiker farm. The plan paves the way for a $335,000 preservation grant from USDA’s ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – Results were just announced for the Open Dairy Show at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. Various classes were held depending on the age and sex of the animal, and they were divided by breed. The Emmons Memorial Premiere Exhibitor award, given based on placings of ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – Mount Airy 4-H Dairy Club members exhibited their cows in the county 4-H Dairy Show at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair. The 96-year-old club is the oldest ongoing 4-H club in New Jersey and one of the oldest in the country.  A total of 26 exhibitors took part, and ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – Pigs, a pie-eating contest, tractors pulls, horticulture shows, Flemington Speedway race cars and Main Stage entertainment were all part of the 2019 Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. Many contests and shows were for 4-H members; others were open to the public to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Hunterdon Freeholder Deputy Director John E. Lanza didn’t like the idea of the PennEast pipeline when the Freeholder board approved a resolution against it five years ago. He still doesn’t like it. “What has not changed, among other issues, is this pipeline disturbs a 53-acre ...

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EAST AMWELL - Hannah Sjostrom, the 2019 American Honey Queen, will visit the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair here. She will be a guest of the Northwest New Jersey Beekeepers Association and will appear at its exhibit at the Fair, which runs Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 21 to Aug.

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