The Friends' Blog
|Posted by Friends EB EC on December 15, 2014 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
Come and join us on December 20 when the Environmental Commission will lead a day of birding around the town.
We’ll hit Dahlenbach, Edgeboro Landfill, Farrington Lake, and other locations. In previous years we’ve seen Common and Hooded Mergansers, Canada Geese, Mute Swans and other wintering ducks. Raptors have included Bald Eagles, Red-tailed hawks, Black and Turkey Vultures, and Kestrels. Perching birds might include Pipits, Kinglets, and White-throated, White-crowned...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on November 12, 2014 at 5:30 PM||comments (0)|
Students taking an Environmental Science class at Rutgers helped during our recent Freecycling event. Read more on the SEBS (School of Environmental and Biloloical Sciences) Newsroom website:
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|Posted by Friends EB EC on October 26, 2014 at 7:05 PM||comments (0)|
Hundreds of people stopped by our Freecycling event to drop off things they no longer need and to find treasures to take home.
Chairs and tables, sewing machines, bread makers, pots and pans, printers, video games, clothes and shoes and many other items found new homes today.
We thank the East Brunswick Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Services for their support.
It...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on October 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM||comments (0)|
Butterfly Park work day, Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:00am-11:00am
Join the Friends and help with weeding of the flower beds and planting daffodil and tulip bulbs.
Butterfly Park is at the at the corner of Winton Road and Rues Lane.
|Posted by Friends EB EC on October 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
The East Brunswick Community Garden Harvest Fest is postpone until tomorrow.
The EB Community Garden Harves Fest will be held on October 12, 2-4pm.
|Posted by Friends EB EC on September 9, 2014 at 10:35 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Friends EB EC on September 6, 2014 at 8:20 PM||comments (0)|
The following programs will take place at the EARTH Center, in
Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick, NJ
Unless otherwise noted.
For more info on any program contact 732-398-5260Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on August 13, 2014 at 9:55 AM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by Friends EB EC on August 2, 2014 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
On Saturday, August 16, The EARTH Center, home to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, will host their Garden Field Day/Open House from 11 AM to 3 PM. The event will take place in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave. South Brunswick, NJ and is great day of fun for the family in a beautiful park setting (raindate for the event will be August 17). Join us for 2014’s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on July 16, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
Join the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission this week for the official kickoff of National Moth Week 2014, Friday, July 18, at 8:30 p.m. We’ll be hunting moths at Community Park, also ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on July 16, 2014 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Friends EB EC on July 3, 2014 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
We’re proud that National Moth Week started in New Jersey in 2012 by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. With its varied geography from seashore to mountains, New Jersey is a great state in which to observe and document moths in their habitats.
Public events for National Moth Week in New Jersey are scheduled from the northern reaches of the s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on May 4, 2014 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
Osprey, Photo credit: Steven Albert
Steven Albert, East Brusnwick Environmetnal Commission member, led the the EB Environmental Commission's Big Day
of Birding East Brunswick on May 3rd, 201. He sent us this report:
A small group birded around town. East Brunswick has a variety of e...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 19, 2014 at 10:15 PM||comments (0)|
Thank you to all Friends and Youth council volunteers who helped weed and mulch at the park.
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM||comments (0)|
Sally the salamander visited Warnsdorfer and Lawrence Brook elementaty shcools, where the students gathered information on the annual amphibian migration as part of the “Why does the salamander cross the road?” unit of study. (http://www.ebnet.org/files/filesystem/Enews4-10.pdf)
O...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 17, 2014 at 6:45 PM||comments (0)|
The Musconetcong Watershed Association will hold its annual
Native Plant Sale
Saturday, April 26, 9AM - 2PM
Location: 10 Maple Ave. Asbury, NJ
• Promote use of Native Plants
• High quality Perennials / Trees & Shrubs
• North American...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 16, 2014 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
Rutgers Energy Institute - Ninth Annual Energy Symposium on May 6, 2014
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 14, 2014 at 9:15 AM||comments (0)|
Saturday April 19, 2014 9:00 AM -
260 Rues Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 13, 2014 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission invites volunteers to help mulch and groom the flower beds in Butterfly Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 19. The park is located adjacent to Great Oak Park at Winton Road and Ryders Lane. Parking lot entrance is on Rues Lane.
Volunteers should bring gloves and may also bring shovels. Groups are also welcome to help.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Friends EB EC on April 7, 2014 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
Beekman Road will be closed today, Monday, April 7, for amphibian migration.
The road will be closed from 7pm until 6am tomorrow morning.
It is possible that the whole population of spotted salamanders have already migrated to the veranl pool during pevious rainy nighs. However, we decided to clost the road tonight beacuse the ground is wet, the rain continues, and the tempratures are high enough for amphib...