Protecting the reservation for Arbor Day

SMC celebrates Arbor Day by managing reservation ecosystem

Protecting the reservation for Arbor Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy celebrated Arbor Day at the South Mountain Reservation on April 27, with volunteers doing clean up and planting in the Wildflower and Forest Preserve section of the park. Approximately 400 trees were planted in three hours and invasive species were cleared out of the area. The SMC’s […]

LMS remembers Zaccaro for Arbor Day

Community dedicates new tree to beloved science teacher

LMS remembers Zaccaro for Arbor Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School students and staff gathered on the lawn of the school on April 12 to celebrate Arbor Day and remember Susan Zaccaro, the LMS science teacher who died last year of leukemia. A tree was planted in her memory, while honors science students learned how to save trees and […]

Celebrate Arbor Day with the conservancy

Celebrate Arbor Day with the conservancy

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy will celebrate Arbor Day on Saturday, April 27. SMC’s Forest Regeneration Program is hosting a Special Preserve Work Day for anyone interested in volunteering. There will be a membership table and free tree giveaways. Work will be done within the Wildflower and Forest Preserve from 9 a.m. […]

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange community will gather on Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, to celebrate Arbor Day. At this event, Mayor Robert D. Parisi, the West Orange Township Council, the West Orange Board of Education and all LMS students will dedicate a tree in […]

Washington remembers Byrne, Villarosa

In celebration of Arbor Day, township officials join elementary school in planting memorial trees

Washington remembers Byrne, Villarosa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day on April 27 by planting two trees on the school playground — one dedicated to Gov. Brendan Byrne, a West Orange native who attended the school as a child and who died earlier this year, and one dedicated to Patricia Villarosa, a first-grade teacher who […]

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township came together with Gregory Elementary School on April 28 to plant a Japanese lilac tree and celebrate Arbor Day. Mayor Robert Parisi, Assistant Director of Public Works Nick Salese, township forester John Linson and Councilwoman Susan McCartney joined with Gregory Elementary School Principal Michelle Thompson to acknowledge the […]

Tree seedling giveaway will be to help observe Arbor Day

NEWARK, NJ — Arbor Day will be observed on Friday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Hawks Healthy Harvest Farm, 446 Hawthorne Ave., between Demarest and Dewey streets, in the city’s South Ward. The entrance to the farm is on Demarest Street. Local partners, including Greater Newark Conservancy and Newark DIG — Doing Infrastructure […]