Volunteers nurture trees for Earth Day

Township residents and officials return to the ‘Rock’ to care for saplings planted one year earlier

Volunteers nurture trees for Earth Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents ventured to Mount Pleasant Avenue on Sunday, April 22, to check on the status of trees planted last year at the “Rock,” open land that is maintained by the township and residents. To celebrate Earth Day, members of the Open Space and Recreation Commission invited anyone with gardening tools to […]

Earth Day 2018 in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the township of West Orange in celebrating Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, with a tree maintenance and inventory gathering at 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking will be available at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange, with shuttles to the site. […]

Hazel students plant flowers to celebrate Earth Day

Hazel students plant flowers to celebrate Earth Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hazel Elementary School celebrated Earth Day on April 24 by planting an assortment of colorful flowers along the Hazel Avenue side of the school and in front of the school in planter boxes. The PTA donated approximately 340 plants for the students to plant. “I want to thank the PTA for […]

County to celebrate Earth Day

ROSELAND, NJ — The county’s 12th annual Earth Day Celebration will be at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland, on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event offers residents the opportunity to participate in hands-on educational games and activities, canoe trips, bird walks, environmental […]

Park conservancy to replace Maplewood Memorial Park elm

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In celebration of Earth Day, the township of Maplewood and the newly formed Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy will replace a missing elm tree to restore the park’s historic Eight Elms Memorial on Saturday, April 22, at noon at the Memorial Park flagpole across from the train station at Dunnell Road. Volunteers and […]

2017 Earth Day event in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteer with the West Orange Open Space and Recreation Commission and the West Orange Environmental Commission to help create “The Gardens @ The Rock” by planting 500 tree seedlings from the NJ […]

Celebrate Earth Week with the Seton Hall University Ecology Club

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Join Seton Hall University’s celebration during the week of April 18 through 22, as the university brings the campus community together to inspire change and action, to address local and global environmental issues. There will be educational programs, contests, games and outdoor fun for everyone. Participants are invited to plant seeds […]