Green

May 1, 2021

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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Earth Day 2021 is Thursday and April is Earth Month across the globe. Here in New Jersey, many towns are celebrating Earth Month and Middletown is no exception. Home to beautiful parks and open space, Mayor Tony Perry extended his Happy Earth Month greetings with some local ...

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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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – It's always great when one good deed can set off a chain of good events. In recognition of Earth Month, Middletown Township is set to launch its Mini Grant Clean Communities Program. This program will provide local non-profits the opportunity to receive a $500 grant to remove ...

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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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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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MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ: It's that time to say goodby to the beloved tree! Pick up begins this Saturday, January 9th for the North Zone. For the South Zone pickup will be Saturday, January 16th. Trees will also be recycled if brought to the Middletown Recycling Center located at 52 Kanes Lane ...

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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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A pandemic unfortunately does not stop the litterbugs! Help to Continue to Cleanup Comptons Creek and Wetlands in Middletown Township, NJ    There is still more trash to pick-up folks! Help Clean Up Comptons Creek in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown Township, NJ ...

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HAZLET, NJ — Since the ban of the pesticide DDT in 1972, the osprey population has been resurging at the Jersey Shore. The litter piling up in their nests can jeopardize their survival rate.  Local organizations and companies are taking action to establish a safe and clean space for these birds ...

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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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Soon Middletown residents will reap the rewards of the town's new compost initiative.  WATCH Mayor Perry in the video below and see details in the article below:  READ BELOW FOR DETAILS:  Middletown residents: The Township will be offering free compost!  Read article to ...

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Middletown residents: The Township will be offering free compost!  Read article to the bottom.  MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  The residents of Middletown 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 ...

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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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Find solace in the great outdoors this summer on one of the many beautiful hiking trails in Middletown!  The Monmouth County Parks System offers some best hiking in the state, with trails for all fitness levels. Get on your hiking boots and check out these three great ...

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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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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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