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How Rutgers Alumni are Bringing Quail Back to New Jersey

August 15, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Outside Rutgers Gardens and a few other choice spots, this city and its high-rise apartment buildings and busy streets seemingly bear little connection to New Jersey's vast woodlands. Yet from this urban center, Rutgers University has managed to impact the wildest stretches of the state.

Just look at the Northern Bobwhite Quail.

Not long ago, the lack of young ...

Cookbooks, Plants, Art and More Available from Jespy House at the South Orange Farmers Market in August

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - During August, representatives from Jespy House will be at the South Orange Farmers Market with a variety of items for sale from handmade flower crowns to cookbooks.

Jespy House is a nonprofit organization based in South Orange that enables adults with learning and developmental disabilities to lead independent lives. Jespy House clients who are a member of the ...

Hillsborough: Learn More About Fluttering Beauties of Summer at Duke Farms

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – August is Butterfly Month at Duke Farms, with several educational programs and field trips scheduled throughout the month.

Binoculars are recommended.

“Ask anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors, and they are unlikely to tell you that August is their favorite month of the year.  The eighth month gets a bad rap for being hot and muggy, with only an ...

New Jersey Astronomer Shares Tips for Viewing Solar Eclipse

CRANFORD, NJ -  On Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse is predicted to cross the country from Oregon to South Carolina, and be partly visible throughout the country. John Sichel, corresponding secretary of Amateur Astronomers Incorporated (AAI), shares how New Jersey residents can enjoy the action.

AAI is one of the largest astronomy clubs in the country and meets at the William Miller ...

Jersey Fresh Farmers Markets are Right Here in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - You don't have to drive far to discover all the Jersey Fresh goodness of the Garden State

Many of the state's best farmers market are right here in Essex County, offering produce from farms across the Garden State.

Nutley Farmers Market

Municipal Lot No. 1, at the corner of Franklin Ave. & William St., Nutley, NJ 07110

June 18th - Oct. 29th, ...

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