Summit Installations Show Rain Garden's Functionality, Benefits

November 11, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Gardening isn't just about planting flowers anymore. In fact, gardens have taken on an enormous amount of responsibility over the past decade.

The Summit Free Public Library recently installed two rain gardens with the help of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, the Rahway River Watershed Association, and the Summit Environmental ...

Rutgers Co-Op 'Environmental Stewards' Program Grows, Now Available to County Residents

ELIZABETH, NJ - Individuals concerned about the environment and seeking to make a difference now have the opportunity to join the Rutgers Cooperative Extension-administered Environmental Steward Program, an initiative designed to help non-scientists to learn more about the science behind the environmental issues impacting their communities.

Participants in the Environmental ...

Energy Efficiency Experts Explore State's Role in Renewable Power Sources Oct. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - New Jersey's ability to tap into new energy resources -- such as solar power, off-shore wind, and geo-thermal: -- and the cost and benefits of these alternative sources of energy will be discussed at a free public forum entitled, "Ecology & Economy: Can NJ Lead on Renewable Energy?"  The panel event will be held in the auditorium ...

The Best Things in Life: Summit Free Market Set for Oct. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - Get ready to drop and swap.

The Summit Free Market, the popular student-run initiative that sees residents bring reusable, yard-sale quality items to share -- and take whatever they may want or need at no charge -- will take place at The City of Summit Transfer Station on October 14.

Beginning at 8 a.m. and concluding on 3 p.m., the event also serves to ...

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