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Bateman Secures $9.7M for NJDEP Projects

August 14, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  - Legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer)appropriating $9.703 million from corporate business tax revenue to the NJ DEP for state capital and park development, preservation, conservation, and recreation projects has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy..

“New Jersey is blessed with some of the ...

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Piscataway

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Piscataway and the surrounding area from 7 pm this evening through 1 am Sunday.

Showers and thunderstorms producing heavy downpours will develop again this evening and continue through early tomorrow morning, according to the NWS.

Excessive rainfall within a short period of time can lead to rapidly ...

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for Whole Family

Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Ave. in South ...

Flower Show at Hunterdon 4-H Fair Open to All

EAST AMWELL – For the first time, a flower show open to the public will be part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, which runs Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger Everitt Fairgrounds, South County Park.

This show is for flowers raised in anywhere in New Jersey, by the exhibitor. Flowers will be displayed in glass jars provided by the entrant. There are 35 classes ...

Kathleen Palmer Nurtures Monarch Butterflies from Eggs to Maturity

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood.

Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) with Monarch Watch, a non-profit environmental conservation, education and research program, ...

Interested in Our Open Spaces? These are the Jobs for Young Environmentalists

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County is looking for high school and college students who want to improve and protect our environment and don’t mind lifting, bending, and getting dirt under their finger nails.

Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve the more than 8,000 acres of Open Space ...

Pinkin Vows to Fight for Clean Water at Jersey Water Works Event

HAMILTON, NJ - Speaking to a crowd of about 110 people at Jersey Water Works’ annual membership meeting on Thursday, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex), who chairs the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee, spoke about New Jersey’s mounting obligation to update the state’s water infrastructure and to provide all New Jersey residents with clean drinking ...

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