|Wildflower Walk (New Jersey Botanical Garden/Saturday, August 13, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m.)
Join Darlene Nowak in checking out the many delightful flowers and ferns in the shady wooded wildflower garden!Read more...
|Passaic Fish Weir Complex (The Public History Project)
Do you know about one of the oldest human-made structures in the Newark metropolitan area? Built by the Lenape people, the Passaic Fish Weir Complex was a series of at least sixteen low dams that once stretched over the lower twenty miles of the Passaic River to trap large quantities of shad fish. The weirs were in active use for millennia as well as through the early colonial time period.Read more...
|Popcorn Park Animal Refuge Provides Sanctuary for Four New Big Cats (Associated Humane Societies, July 29, 2022)
On July 26, 2022 the Associated Humane Societies welcomed four new animals, two tigers and two lions, to the Popcorn Park Animal Refuge, commemorating the 45th Anniversary of providing sanctuary for exotics, wildlife, and farm animals in need.Read more...
|Travel the D&R Canal with Historian Linda Barth (Morven Museum & Garden, Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.)
Local Historian Linda Barth, a longtime canal expert, will share highlights and details about the Delaware and Raritan (D&R) Canal in this hybrid virtual and in-person event.Read more...
|Forest Mushrooms 101 (Essex County Environmental Center/Wednesday, August 31, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m.)
Fascinated by fungi? Explore the local forest for gilled, pored, ridged, and toothed mushrooms with
|Library Seed Bank
Founded in 2014 by Jeff Quattrone, Library Seed Bank (LSB) changed the dynamics of free and open access to seeds by the public when he brought the concept of seed libraries to the southern New Jersey area. Seed libraries are collections of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds that are housed at public libraries, or any other public-facing entity. The seed packages are available for free to the public.Read more...