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2018 PMUA Eric C. Watson Environmental Fair Draws Crowd in Plainfield

September 8, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The air was crisp and rain held off for the annual Eric C. Watson Environmental Fair at Plainfield's library park.  The event drew a crowd of residents from across the city.

Kids jumped in bounce houses, folks lined up for burgers, dogs and empanadas, and everyone had the chance to learn about green initiatives and to have fun.

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Plainfield PMUA Eric C. Watson Memorial Environmental Fair this Saturday at Library Park

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield families are invited to the PMUA Eric C. Watson Memorial Environmental Fair on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Library Park, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The park will be transformed into a place for members of the community to both learn about green initiatives and have fun.  Residents can sample an extensive array of food, including BBQ, Latino specialty foods, ...

Green Brook Multi-Use Trail Contract Extension on Plainfield Council Agenda

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution granting Black Rock Enterprises, LLC a one year contract extension for the construction of the first section of the Green Brook Multi-Use Trail is on the Plainfield City Council's Sept. 4 agenda.

Due to bird nesting habitat conservation, the NJDEP would not allow construction to take place from May 1 to Aug. 1, one of the reasons for the extension ...

More than 1 Million Oysters Now Growing in ‘Castles’ at Bottom of Raritan Bay

LEONARDO, NJ — Oyster castles have found a new home at the bottom of the Raritan Bay near Naval Weapons Station Earle.

These concrete oyster “homes” were placed underwater last week as part of the NY/NJ Baykeeper’s ongoing effort to construct the first “living shoreline” in New Jersey’s portion of the Raritan Bay.

About 1.5 million juvenile oysters ...

Bateman Secures $9.7M for NJDEP Projects

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 ...


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“Strike Force” Volunteers to Foil Invasive Plants in Union County Park

September 19, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County residents interested helping to conserve local nature habitats can join the County’s new volunteer Watchung Reservation Invasive Plant Strike Force. 

“Our Strike Force volunteers will help create a more welcoming, healthy habitat for native wildlife including birds, butterflies and other valuable pollinators,” said Freeholder ...