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

August 2, 2017

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 ...

Union County Gives New Life to 60-Year-Old Meisel Park Pond in Springfield

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Freeholders announced that the County has begun to dredge and make additional improvements to the Meisel Park Pond at Meisel Park in Springfield.

“The 2-1/2 acre pond was built in 1948 and was designed to be 2-5 feet deep, but decades of sediment accumulation reduced much of the pond to one foot or even less,” said Freeholder ...

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For a Fun Volunteer Activity, Join the Master Tree Stewards

August 20, 2017

If you are looking for an enjoyable volunteer opportunity that puts you in touch with nature and helps “grow” environmental awareness in Union County, join the Master Tree Stewards of Union County.

Master Tree Stewards train each fall by participating in guided walks at nature preserves in the Union County area. Each spring they fan out across Union County to share their knowledge ...