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Volunteers Brave Icy Blast to Build Home for Butterflies

January 10, 2017

A group of Union County Adopt-a-Park volunteers went far, far beyond the call of duty last weekend, when they came together in freezing cold weather to work on a new butterfly meadow in the County’s Watchung Reservation.

The large, half-acre site is located near the grounds of the Trailside Nature and Science Center, at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

“Every year ...

Four Historic Trees for a Historic Park

Union County 4-H students braved the biting cold last weekend to gather at the County’s historic Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, where they planted three new sycamore trees and a weeping willow with an assist from Union County park maintenance.

The trees were donated by the Union County College Historic Tree Program.

Union County 4-H is a youth development program of the Rutgers ...

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