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Rain Garden Workshop and Planting

Come join the Crafts Creek Spring Hill Brook Watershed Association, Burlington County Parks System, the Bordentown City Green Team, and the AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassador Program as we plant a rain garden in Crystal Lake Park to reduce the effects of stormwater! You will learn what makes a rain garden different, how you can plant your own rain garden, the importance of green infrastructure and native plants, and actually help us plant and construct our rain garden!

 

When and where? 

May 3 at 1 PM at Crystal Lake Park, 2401 Axe Factory Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505.  There will be people to direct you from the parking lot to the planting site. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign in.  

 

Who?

You! Everyone is welcome to learn and help! Children under the age of 15 need to be accompanied by an adult.

 

What to bring?

Yourself and a friend! We will provide all materials but you are welcome to bring your own work gloves.  Please bring your own water bottle, and wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty (we will be gardening) and closed toed shoes.  If you want to bring a notebook to take gardening notes you may. 

 

Registration?

This is a FREE event but please register so we have an accurate headcount. You can register at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/rain-garden 

 

Questions or concerns?

Please contact Samantha Pfeffer at ambassadorWMA20@gmail.com

Sustainable South Jersey Meetup – CANCELED

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Enjoy conversation, networking and educational speakers.

Three leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks):

  • Debra Coyle McFadden, Executive director of NJ Work Environment Council (share NJWEC mission such as Protecting “Right to Know” laws to avoid toxic exposure in our workplace and communities).
  • Gwenne Baile “the chicken lady” – to talk about various backyard chicken ordinances throughout our region.
  • Bob Muth who runs Muth family farm will discuss history of his farm and organic farming in South Jersey

Event is at Glassboro main campus in Chamberlain Student Center (Room 144) at 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

Free tasty appetizers.

Sustainable South Jersey Meetup

Enjoy conversation, networking and educational speakers.

Three leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks):

– Pat Coleman, President of Abbott Marshlands
– 1st place winners of the #FindOurGreta contest, Medford Middle School Students of the Citizen Science Education Program
– 2nd place winner, Kara Parker
– 3rd place winner, Joseph Gaspari

Free appetizers.
Hosted by Sustainable South Jersey and Tri-County Sustainability Alliance.

Sustainable South Jersey Meetup

Enjoy conversation, networking and educational speakers.

Three leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks):

Katherine Ng, LEED AP, Vice President, Wu & Associates, Inc. (Construction, Design-build, Historic Preservation and Project Management)

Tim and Lindsay Ifill, Collingswood residents and Green Team members, Coordinators of the Collingswood Community Habitat Project

Fred Lubnow, PhD, Director of Aquatics Programs , Princeton Hydro (Natural Resource Management, Engineering and Environmental Services, Pond and Lake Management)

Free appetizers and provided by Tortilla Press.
Hosted by Sustainable South Jersey and Tri-County Sustainability Alliance.

Sustainability on Tap Environmental Awareness Talks

Join the Delran Green Team at Throwback’s Bar and Grill, 2929 Route 130 S, Delran, NJ for “Sustainability on Tap.” Speakers will begin at 7pm. Different environmental topics will be discussed on the following Mondays:

June24th: Jerry DeSanto, Delran Recycling Coordinator

July 8th: George Sereduk, Bee Keeper

July 22nd: Julia Mooney, Teacher and creator of “One Outfit, 100 Days”

August 9th: Elsie Gould, Tower Gardening

August 22nd: Mike Haberland, Rutgers Extension Services, Storm Water and Rain Gardens

 

Email any questions to: delran.green@gmail.com.

 

Sustainability on Tap Environmental Awareness Talks

Join the Delran Green Team at Throwback’s Bar and Grill, 2929 Route 130 S, Delran, NJ for “Sustainability on Tap.” Speakers will begin at 7pm. Different environmental topics will be discussed on the following Mondays:

June24th: Jerry DeSanto, Delran Recycling Coordinator

July 8th: George Sereduk, Bee Keeper

July 22nd: Julia Mooney, Teacher and creator of “One Outfit, 100 Days”

August 9th: Elsie Gould, Tower Gardening

August 22nd: Mike Haberland, Rutgers Extension Services, Storm Water and Rain Gardens

 

Email any questions to: delran.green@gmail.com.

 

Sustainability on Tap Environmental Awareness Talks

Join the Delran Green Team at Throwback’s Bar and Grill, 2929 Route 130 S, Delran, NJ for “Sustainability on Tap.” Speakers will begin at 7pm. Different environmental topics will be discussed on the following Mondays:

June24th: Jerry DeSanto, Delran Recycling Coordinator

July 8th: George Sereduk, Bee Keeper

July 22nd: Julia Mooney, Teacher and creator of “One Outfit, 100 Days”

August 9th: Elsie Gould, Tower Gardening

August 22nd: Mike Haberland, Rutgers Extension Services, Storm Water and Rain Gardens

 

Email any questions to: delran.green@gmail.com.

 

Sustainable South Jersey Meetup

Enjoy conversation, networking and educational speakers.

Three leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks):

Speakers are being setup now (check again soon for details)
Free appetizers and provided by Sustainable South Jersey.
Hosted by Sustainable South Jersey (formally Sustainable Cherry Hill) and Tri-County Sustainability Alliance.

Sustainable South Jersey Meetup

Enjoy conversation, networking and educational speakers.

Four leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks):

1. Scott Bille, Co-founder and producer of the Sustainability Now Podcast – discussing his podcast and the the Sustainability Summit
2. Jennifer Coffey, Executive Director, ANJEC – discussing flooding issues in NJ and the Flood Defense Coalition
3. Ryan Rebozo, Director of Conservation Science, Pinelands Preservation Alliance – discussing current Pinelands issues
4. Steve Jasiecki, Journalist, Downbeach Current – discussing plastic bag ban township ordinances
Free appetizers and provided by Sustainable South Jersey.  Other beverages (such as Double Nickle beers) can be purchased.
Free and open to public.  Please register here.
Hosted by Sustainable South Jersey (formally Sustainable Cherry Hill) and Tri-County Sustainability Alliance.

Sustainable South Jersey Earth Festival

The Sustainable South Jersey annual Earth Festival is the largest eco-event in South Jersey and draws 5000 visitors. This year’s theme is: Reduce Plastic – Fantastic! This family-friendly event features: bike ride (8:30am), bike valet parking, entertainment, healthy food for purchase (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, too), outdoor arts & crafts, earth-friendly vendors and organizations, perennial plant swap, free tree seedlings (while supply lasts), recycle-upcycle depot drop-off, plastic-cap kids-craft, reusable water bottle refills, and Flying Fish Sustainable Sips (aged 21+) and more. This is an all-weather FREE event.
Presenting sponsors: LourdesCare of Cherry Hill, Hutchinson-Expertly Better
Partners: Cherry Hill Township, Cherry Hill School District
Bike ride support: Erlton Bike Shop
Bike valet support: Courier Post

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