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  • On September 5th, 2019, experts at Rutgers University released Field Notes: Equity and State Climate Policy, an independent study based on more than 70 interviews with state officials, stakeholders and advocates. This report takes an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities faced by states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) region to direct program benefits to disadvantaged communities and individuals in equitable ways.

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  • Want to do your part to reduce plastic pollution? Then read up on this...the Monmouth County Environmental Council will meet on 10/20/19 for a roundtable event to discuss the "The Problem with Plastics." 

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  • There is a debate going on about Barnegat Bay in New Jersey.  Is nutrient-eutrophication having an impact on the region?  The primary objective of this project was to collect sediment cores from the tidal region of Barnegat Bay and determine the chronology of nutrient changes and associated ecosystem level responses.

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Spotlight

Chickadee 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 15, 2019

This year the Princeton CBC will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Please let Brad Merritt know if you are interested in joining this year’s count. Call Brad Merritt at (609) 921-8964 or email him at BALMERRITT@aol.com.

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Snow, winter hike, nature center, New Jersey Welcome Winter Hike! Dec. 22, 2019 at 3pm Closter Nature Center

Sunday, December 22nd at 3pm

Come one, come all to Closter Nature Center! Layer up your winter clothes, meet at the cabin, and join us for an afternoon forest adventure.

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Full Moon, Wolf moon, Duke Farms, New Jersey, night Orchids Under the Wolf Moon, Jan. 10, 6:30-8:30pm at Duke Farms

Orchids Under the Wolf Moon, Jan. 10, 6:30 at Duke Farms Join us for this unique after - hours program scheduled to highlight January’s “Wolf Moon” and Duke Farm’s spectacular Orchid Range. Meet in the Farm Barn Orientation Center for check in then take a moonlit walk to the Orchid Range to explore the wide variety of plants and to learn why and how they thrive under specialized conditions.

 

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