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July 30, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Monarch butterflies, which have been seen locally in parks and gardens, are now an endangered species, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.  The statement from the IUCN was issued Thursday, and said that the downgrade of the monarch butterfly's status is ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library in partnership with the Hasbrouck Heights Green Team will host "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle From the Earth to the Moon" on Tuesday, July 26 at 6 p.m., and is open to residents of all ages. This lecture wil illuminate the reasons why ...

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HACKENSACK/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation announces its support of the Hasbrouck Heights Green Team with a fiscal sponsorship.  The grassroots green team based in Hasbrouck Heights undertakes a mission to increase public engagement and awareness of local ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  - The annual "Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful" clean up celebrated its 22nd year on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Over 200 volunteers participated from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a sunny spring day. The event raises awareness of the environment and the impact of litter.  Hackensack Street and ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The “Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful” Committee will hold its 22st annual downtown cleanup day on Sunday, June 5, from 11:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Volunteers are once again needed to help clean the shopping districts and raise awareness of the effects of litter in the community. Both adults and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Being helpful and giving back to the community are two tenets that the Girl and Boy Scouts have in common. Recently Hasbrouck Heights Girl, Cub, and Boy Scouts teamed up to help clean up locations throughout the borough. The weather was sunny on Sunday, May 15 ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hubcaps, a large tube, the grill from the front of car, and a washing machine tub were some of the more unusual items discovered during the Hasbrouck Heights Community Clean up Day organized by Hasbrouck Heights Green Team on Saturday, April 23. The event was held in ...

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LBI REGION, NJ - The Ocean County Soil Conservation District (OCSCD) has announced the 25th Anniversary of the Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable.   Educators and “Nature Enthusiasts” are welcome to attend this outdoor, in-person event. The Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Green Team invites residents to the fourth annual Community Clean Up Day scheduled for Saturday, April 23, from 9am to 12 noon.  Individual, families, and community groups are invited to participate. The Green Team asks people to register in advance ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A nearly 18-mile stretch of water leading into Newark Bay that has been contaminated by decades of industrialization may soon be on the receiving end of remediation efforts with some help from the feds. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced Thursday that a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Volunteer crossing guards are being deployed throughout the Sourland Mountain Preserve to ensure the safety of spotted salamanders that have begun to migrate back to their natal pools - the place where they were born - to mate and lay eggs. Volunteers began their diligence on ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Hackensack Riverkeeper Captain Bill Sheehan was one of eight honorees during the 2021 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards and the prestigious Richard J. Sullivan Award, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced. This year’s ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — A Cooper’s hawk that was rescued in the middle of Ocean Avenue by Belmar police on Monday is in stable condition at Toms River Avian Care. “He's doing fine,” said Don Bonica, owner of the wildlife rescue service, who believes the bird hit a window because of the impact he ...

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NEW JERSEY — Have some free time on your hands? Wednesday is National Take A Hike Day, so grab those hiking shoes and find a trail to get away from it all. The American Hiking Society established National Take A Hike Day, each year falling on November 17, as a way to encourage families and ...

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