Green

May 10, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ - Beau Ridge, a neighborhood of 250 Holmdel homes, has been looking over its shoulder to a property next door for a couple years. Called Verde Woods, it is an 8 home subdivision to be built on 3.25 acres. The location is near the back entrance/exit of the development. It is to the right ...

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NEW JERSEY - Jeff Tittel, a man considered to be synonymous with environmental preservation and advocacy, is retiring. "In the 23 years that I have been with the New Jersey Sierra Club, we’ve had many accomplishments. We’ve been involved in writing and lobbying for most major environmental ...

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RED BANK, NJ – This will be a great trip to learn and see the abundant wildlife on our local rivers and bay, especially for you ornithologists. Join the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association on a 3-hour Bird Watching Cruise! The trip will begin with a look at the bayside flats at the tip of ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Arbor Day is celebrated the end of April and Holmdel Township is celebrating Arbor Day by offering residents free tree seedlings!   On April 24th, the Holmdel Department of Public Works in partnership with the NJ Forest Service Nursery will be hosting a Community Tree Recovery Day ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - And you thought it was 3 R's? Get to know the latest and greatest information available to help protect the planet, its people and save money and time while you are at it. In a meeting recently, hosted by Citizens for Informed Land Use (CILU).   Learn more about CILU’s ...

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ENJOY MARCH IN A COUNTY PARK: There really are amazing parks in Monmouth County and they all belong to you, the residents and taxpayers. Enjoy their beauty and great programs!  Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner!  The Monmouth County Park System invites area residents to welcome ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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TRENTON - The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) welcomed three new members during its quarterly meeting on January 27. “We continue to seek state leaders who are committed to moving the anti-litter education campaign forward in New Jersey,” said NJCCC Board ...

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead HOLMDEL, NJ Citizens for Informed Land Use (CILU), in conjunction with Holmdel’s Green Team, will host an informative Zoom talk about S864: New ...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Join your friends from Save Coastal Wildlife for a Bayshore Regional Watershed meeting this Thursday evening.  Meeting Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021 Time: 7:30pm  Location:  ZOOM Video Conferecing (it's FREE and you can joins us from the comfort and safety of your ...

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RED BANK, NJ: With over 2,100 acres of natural waterway, several groups have taken stewardship of the Navesink River by monitoring the water quality, pollution issues, marine habitat, and nurturing fish stocks. It’s a bounty of beauty to behold the wildlife the Navesink supports – Ospreys, Blue ...

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Holidays are filled with new plants and decorations that often find our houseplants relegated to any out-of-the-way available space. Be sure to keep your houseplants looking their best with proper winter care.  Make sure houseplants receive sufficient light now and throughout the winter. The ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The snowy owl made an appearance yesterday afternoon along the Belmar oceanfront. Local photographer Nancy Orlowski was on the 16th Avenue beach at about 1:30 p.m. on December 8 when she captured the regal bird’s visit in both a photo (see above) and the video below as it was taking ...

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North American Osprey, file photo above by J.C.  HAZLET, NJ — Since the ban of the pesticide DDT in 1972, the osprey population has been resurging at the Jersey Shore. Now the litter piling up in their nests can jeopardize their survival rate.  Local organizations and companies are taking ...

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JERSEY SHORE: Save Coastal Wildlife (SCW), is a nonprofit dedicated to educating people about the protection and conservation of marine wildlife that live, migrate, spawn, and feed in the coastal waters, with a particular focus on the Jersey Shore from the Raritan Bay down to Delaware Bay. SCW ...

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RED BANK, NJ: With over 2,100 acres of natural waterway, several groups have taken stewardship of the Navesink River by monitoring the water quality, pollution issues, marine habitat, and nurturing fish stocks. It’s a bounty of beauty to behold the wildlife the Navesink supports – Ospreys, Blue ...

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Meeting of the Hazlet Zoning Board was moved to December 3rd HAZLET, NJ - In a battle their neighbors in Holmdel know all too well from an environmental perspective, Hazlet is the next target for a gas regulator project by New Jersey Natural Gas. According to the public notice, the public ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Thompson, Butler, Bodman, Apple Brook, Hillside, Ideal Beach, Wilmort, Shorecreast and more. So many trails, trees and playing fields to choose from in Middletown! How do properties find their way to be preserved for the residents to enjoy for generations? It is due to funding ...

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Cooler temperatures and warm soil make fall a great time to add trees to your landscape. Make the most of this investment of money and time and give your tree its best chance at survival with proper planting and care. Select a tree suited to the growing conditions, your landscape design and ...

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Join Monmouth Conservation Foundation for a special presentation of The Call of the Wild-See trailer below:  BUY TICKETS HERE! HOLMDEL, NJ: Get a dose of nostalgia sponsored by The Monmouth Conservation Foundation. So, Invite the friends and family for a drive-in great time at Bell Works ...

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  NEW JERSEY:  Many local residents will soon reap the rewards of what for many homeowners, is countless hours of raking leaves!  Now those leaves are repurposed, and can return to benefit the residents. What not long ago was just a discussion between two NJ Composting Council members is now an ...

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TRENTON – When the COVID-19 crisis hit New Jersey in mid-March, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) had an immediate challenge: People were littering masks, wipes and gloves. Many were discarding personal protection equipment in shopping carts or carelessly throwing them on the ...

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Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Since Memorial Day, the Jersey Shore has been grinding back to life. But ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic ...

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Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.   JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video. But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were ...

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CAMDEN, N.J. – MAY 21, 2020 – With the spring season in full swing and summer on the way, New Jersey American Water is offering tips to customers to help avoid the water overuse pitfalls that frequently happen this time of year. These tips and insights are designed to help customers save money ...

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The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign. BELMAR, NJ — It’s can be a good thing that Gov. Murphy closed the parks in April because on a cold April morning Mei-An Raicer decided to jog on the beach in Belmar, instead of the park she normally runs in. She ...

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A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. – Paul Dudley White Holmdel, NJ: In the interest of everyone's health, safety and well being, FOHOS (Friends of Holmdel Open Space) is canceling the June 6th ...

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