New Jersey Department of Agriculture officials reported the emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, is active in 14 towns in six counties. A trapping program in 82 towns over the summer and reporting from homeowners has resulted in the discovery to date of the beetle in Hillsdale, Bergen […]
Thirty 4-H members have been selected to represent New Jersey at the 2015 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Conference. This conference, now in its 56th year, will be held July 5-11 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Citizenship Washington Focus is a 4-H leadership program for high school youth. Delegations from […]
“Two States: One Bay, a bi-state conversation about the future of Raritan Bay” was the 2015 annual conference sponsored by the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative, a program of the Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The conference, held June 12 at the Douglass Student Center at Rutgers, initiated a dialogue among […]
Nearly 100 4-H members and volunteers representing nine counties (Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, and Warren) attended the State 4-H Small Animal Educational Symposium on Feb. 28 in Clayton, New Jersey. “The State 4-H Small Animal Educational Symposium is an annual event, now in its second year, that offers 4-H’ers an opportunity […]
This video is the first in a series describing the restoration efforts within the Manalapan Brook watershed. The Manalapan Brook is part of the Raritan River Basin in central New Jersey. This introduction begins with a description of urban watershed problems throughout New Jersey such as polluted stormwater runoff, urbanization, and flooding. It provides examples […]
June is the Month of the Horse at the Monmouth County Library. Each year, the library holds special programs for all ages. This annual observance provides an opportunity to focus on New Jersey’s state animal and the recreational, economic, social and t…
Seventeen local 4-H members received “excellent marks” at the 2014 4-H County Public Presentations. The presentations were hosted by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program of Monmouth County at the county’s agricultural building in Freehold Township in April…Thirty-two 4-H members representing more than 15 clubs participated in the county competition, giving oral presentations on a variety of subject areas from “The Effects of Deforestation” to “What You Should Know Before the Vet Arrives,” according to a press release.
The 12th annual plant sale will be held at the Monmouth County agricultural building, 4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold Township, May 16-17. The plant sale is the annual fundraiser for the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Monmouth County. Funds raised help the M…
What are the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Monmouth County and what do they do? The mission of the Rutgers Master Gardeners is to provide gardening, pest and horticultural education to the public…The 12th annul plant sale will be held Friday, May 16 9 …
Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE), along with the volunteers in ReClam the Bay are inviting the public to their annual Open House for the ReClam The Bay and the Barnegat Bay Shellfish Restoration Program.