Five Free Tree Seedlings Available to Residents; Effort Encourages People to Replace Those Lost During Storms

April 18, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry is making 90,000 free tree seedlings available to residents, with distributions at Ginty Pool Parking Lot and Sussex Pool Parking Lot  on Saturday April 28 from 10am  - 12noon. 

This distribution is being done through the New Jersey Tree Recovery ...

Endangered Bog Turtle Plods Through Senate Towards Official Designation as State Reptile

TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton.

Riverside Elementary School Students Kyle Grzmala and Hayah Mian, and their teacher Mark Eastburn, joined ...

Authorized Fire Burning Later Today at Morristown Park

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Monday, April 4 an prescribed burning will occur at Lewis Morris Park in Morristown, stated the New Jersey Forest Fire Service. 

According to the service, the winds are expected to be lighter than yesterday with relative humidity. However, large smoke columns may be visible throughout the day.


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Snowfall Moves Recycling Collection in Morris Township

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Due to the snowfall on Monday, there was no recycling collection this morning in Morris Township. The Department of Public Works announced that residents in Morris Township with a Monday collection, will have their recycling picked up on Tuesday April 3.

Residents are asked to place their recycling curbside. Trash collection throughout the township ...

Morristown Pond Among those to be Stocked for Spring Trout Fishing

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Morris County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m.

Morris County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 44,660 rainbow trout this spring. The trout are among approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised this season ...

Morristown's Annual Spring Cleaning

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Spring has officially arrived…and with it an acute awareness of this year’s especially harsh and damaging winter. Branches and trash that typically accumulate in bushes, parks and along roads and walkways during the cold months is more pervasive than usual, patiently awaiting clean-up so Morristown’s greenery can grow and flowers bloom unimpeded.

This year, ...

CCM Cultivates Women in the Field of Horticulture and Landscape

RANDOLPH, NJ —Men primarily work in the fields of landscape, design and maintenance. Change agents in the field, Brian Oleksak, chair of the Department of Landscape and Horticulture Technology (LHT), County College of Morris (CCM), and Susan Cohan, adjunct professor, and other LHT faculty are spearheading efforts for women to take advantage of the many opportunities these industries can ...

Grow It Green Morristown Gala Moves to New Venue; Recognizes Local Honorees

 MORRISTOWN, NJ—Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making fresh, local food and outdoor spaces accessible for all, announces its 6th Annual Fundraising Gala, Diamonds for Kale on Saturday, April 28th.

This year’s gala moves to The Seeing Eye located in Morris Township, and will offer guests more room to celebrate in a beautiful and unique ...

Free Tree Seedlings Offered to Morris Township Residents; April 28

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to Morristown and Morris Township residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign.

At 10am on Saturday April 28, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Ginty Pool Parking Lot, 35 Fanok Road or at the Sussex Pool Parking Lot, 2 Inamere Road.  Seedlings, available on a first ...

Town Officials: Morristown Residents Should Not Clear Trees On Town Property

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With so many downed trees for the past two storms, it is hard not to want to take care of them yourselves. However, the Morristown Shade Tree Commission is reminding residents that all trees in the Morristown right of way or on Morristown property need to be attended to by the designated  Morristown Tree Crew. 

Town officials stated that Morristown ...

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Unity Charter School Awarded Eco-Schools USA Green Flag for Exceptional 'Green' Achievement

April 12, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School was recognized by National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula. It is the 3rd time the school is honored in New Jersey.  The Green Flag, is Eco-Schools USA’s ...