Green

July 3, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ – The public can experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - A resolution on the preservation of 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road remains tabled. During the public comment portion of Tuesday's West Orange Township Council meeting, resident Sally Malanga urged the council members to preserve the 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road. She urged ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Although many residents attended the West Orange Township Council meeting on Tuesday to urge the council not to renew the contract of township forester John Linson due to what they viewed as his excessive tree cutting, the council voted 4-1 to renew his contract. Councilman Joe ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – There are only five more months until summer day camp starts. For those still unsure where to send their children this summer, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp owner Mason Goldberg said now is a great time to start looking at day camps—and locking in at low rates. Prospective camp ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township of West Orange Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin collection undecorated Christmas trees on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The DPW asks that all ornaments and decorations be removed prior to placing trees on the curb for pickup. Tree should also not be placed in plastic ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Mesgana Geberyesus of West Orange received first place in the Individual Child category of the Essex County Environmental Center’s 13th Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest in Roseland earlier this week. Aramark at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange also ...

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CHERRY HILL NJ — In recognition of his outstanding contributions to urban and community forestry, West Orange Open Space Commission (WOOSC) chairman Joseph McCartney was one of four recipients to be honored with the 2017 Green Communities Achievement Award at the New Jersey Shade Tree Federation ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – With thousands of local ash trees already killed from ash yellow disease, and hundreds of more either dying or being threatened by the emerald ash borer, the West Orange Environmental Commission (WOEC) met on Sept. 27 to review ways to increase the public awareness of this menace ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – After being nominated for leading the West Orange community’s design and plan development for an open space known as “The Rock,” a six-acre parcel at 577 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Joe McCartney, chair of the West Orange Open Space Commission (WOOSC), recently received the Open Space ...

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