4-H members representing eight counties took part in the New Jersey 4-H goLEAD Youth Leadership Institute held in June at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. goLEAD (generation-on Leadership, Education, and Development) is an innovative approach to equip middle and high school aged youth with invaluable 21st century skills that will allow them to change themselves […]
When Kristen Johnson (SEBS 2017) entered Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences as a freshman, she already had a collection of endeavors and accomplishments under her belt as a lifelong participant in 4-H. One could surmise that if she came into her academic career running, after an outstanding record of achievement at Rutgers, she […]
Rutgers Master Gardeners of Somerset County
Jenny Carleo & Jennifer Matthews – Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Judy Pfister, John Hosmer, Ed Robinson – Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners Program
Imagine being able to discuss climate change with the State Climatologist or learn about New Jersey’s geology from the people who map it. Would you like to learn about habitat restoration in your own community or help to improve water quality of a local river or stream? These are some of the opportunities available to […]
Nicholas Polanin, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Cooperative Extension of Somerset County; Bruce Crawford, Rutgers Gardens.
This spring, the Seeds to Salads program run by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Somerset County reaped in giant salads which fed more than 300 children, teachers, and Master Gardener volunteers. Volunteers in the program worked with third-graders at Wh…
Three Somerset County 4-H members will travel to the nation’s capital to represent New Jersey at the 2016 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Conference… “The conference provides opportunities for young people to identify individual citizenship rights and responsibilities; identify issues facing youth and explore causes and possible solutions; establish communication with law makers; witness government in action; and develop a personal citizenship action plan” said Lisa Rothenburger, Somerset County 4-H Agent.
The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Somerset County added 19 new members in a graduation ceremony at the NJAES Rutgers Cooperative Extension Office on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Rutgers Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist Rutgers Cooperat…