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August 31, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county is joining a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the "spotted lanternfly quarantine zone." New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties new ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents with old or broken metal gutters, metal lawn furniture, metal ladders and many other kinds of household scrap metal can bring them to Union County’s free drive-up, drop-off sites for recycling. Two sites are available to all Union County residents for ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — After increased sightings in Roselle Park and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the county lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Union County Board of Commissioners recently announced that Union County has been awarded a $100,000 grant to support a new Rails-to-Trails Feasibility study by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). The project is a collaborative effort between the Commissioner ...

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UNION COUNTY - The County of Union invites all Union County gardeners to a “Native Plant Swap and Shop” event where they can trade an invasive plant from their yard for a colorful native plant. This free event will take place at the Union County Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Don’t be alarmed if you start hearing piercing sounds and seeing the brown shells of insect bodies on the ground next month. JD Stamler, a park naturalist at the Trailside Nature & Science Center in Mountainside, said some of the periodical cicadas in Brood X will emerge ...

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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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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Roselle Park has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification.  Roselle Park is one of is one of 55 towns that have attained certification in 2020 and will be honored at the Sustainable Jersey Virtual ...

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