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Option Green: Geocaching - A Modern-Day Treasure Hunt, November 8

Geocaching - A Modern-Day Treasure Hunt

An Option Green program

Wednesday, November 8, 7pm at The EB Public Library

This presentation will introduce people to the activity known as "geocaching," a modern day treasure hunt with over three million geocaches hidden across the world. We'll show you how the game is played, understand the challenges involved, learn a little geocaching lingo, and hear about the geocaching community's well-established environmental policies and activities. Attendees are encouraged to bring their children along for the presentation, as geocaching is a family-friendly affair that provides a great way for parents to bond with their children in the great outdoors.   

Steve and Jessica Godun are a father-daughter team who have been geocaching under the username "JessicasDaddy". Steve owns and operates a computer and mobile device repair shop in Union, while Jessica attends fifth grade at Arthur M. Judd Elementary School in North Brunswick. They are active geocachers with hundreds of finds and about a dozen hides to their credit. They are also the creators and caretakers of the official ten-cache geotrail at Plainsboro Preserve in Cranbury, NJ.

Facebook event    Flier     News release

Option Green won an ANJEC award

 The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and East Brunswick Public Library have been awarded a 2017 Environmental Achievement Award by the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) for their jointly sponsored Option Green lecture series.

 The award was presented at ANJEC’s Environmental Congress at Mercer County Community College on Oct. 13.

 The ANJEC Environmental Achievement Awards program recognizes exceptional projects carried out by environmental commissions and nonprofit organizations that benefit the local environment. The criteria for the award are the project’s impact, originality, educational value, innovation, and response to a need in the community.

Read more: Option Green won an ANJEC award

Option Green, Wednesday, October 18: Birding in East Brunswick

Steven Albert has been an avid birder for over 50 years, ever since a downy woodpecker in his apartment courtyard caught his eye. An East Brunswick resident for 30 years, he frequently birds around town and in his backyard.

He will bring his knowledge of East Brunswick’s bird population to the East Brunswick Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18 for a program on “Birding in East Brunswick.”

Albert’s talk is part of the Option Green lecture series coordinated by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission in partnership with the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

Read more: Option Green, Wednesday, October 18: Birding in East Brunswick

Option Green - Discovering Natural NJ: from High Point to Cape May, Sept. 19 at The Library

Looking for a Fall Adventure?

Discovering Natural NJ:  from High Point to Cape May with Jim Peck

Sept. 19 at the East Brunswick Library

Nature writer and naturalist Jim Peck will show his photos and discuss beautiful and little known natural areas across New Jersey that are ideal for exploring or hiking at the next Option Green program at the East Brunswick Public Library, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Peck worked for more than three years as the education director of the American Littoral Society, a coastal conservation non-profit located on Sandy Hook. He also served for three years as executive director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary in Short Hills working to educate the public and restore native plants to the 16-acre site. 

Read more: Option Green - Discovering Natural NJ: from High Point to Cape May, Sept. 19 at The Library

More Articles ...

  1. Option Green: ‘Discover Natural NJ: From High Point to Cape May’ with Jim Peck
  2. Freecycling - October 7, 2017
  3. East Brunswick Town-wide Butterfly Survey
  4. East Brunswick Town-wide Butterfly Survey
  5. Moth Night tonight!
  6. Moth Night - new date, Wednesday July 26
  7. Renew your membership
  9. Work Day at Butterfly Park - April 29, 9am - 12pm
  10. Option Green: Hydroculture, April 26, 7pm at The Library
  11. Community Garden work day - April 1st, 2017
  12. FREE bundles of Tree Seedlings for East Brunswick residents
  13. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County April 2017 Calendar of Events
  14. East Brunswick Town-wide Butterfly Survey - Links
  15. BUTTERFLY PARK WORK DAY - April 1, 9-11am
  16. East Brunswick Town-wide Butterfly Survey
  17. County Protects Critical Habitat with Acquisition of 76-acres in East Brunswick
  19. Rutgers Cooperative Extension Of Middlesex County March 2017 Calendar of Events
  20. Birding Day, January 28 2017 - 8:00 at Dallanbach Lake
  21. January Events from Rutgers Cooperative Extension Of Middlesex County
  22. Project ORRCA - solutiont to the water pollution crisis. Guest post by: Aditya Mehrotra
  23. Are you coming to Freecyling?
  24. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County   October 2016 Calendar of Events
  25. Freeycling, October 8, 2016
  26. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, July 2016 Calendar of Events
  27. Take A Hike! Hiking Opportunities in Middlesex County
  28. First EB Community Garden 2016 Newsletter is published
  29. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, June 2016 Calendar of Events
  30. The 'Friends' on Flickr
  31. Are you a Friends member?
  32. Bike to work - KMM program
  33. Bike to Work Week, May 16-20. 2016
  34. Freecycling - what to bring?
  36. Birding Big Day with the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, May 14
  37. Butterfly Park Work Day - April 9, 2016
  38. Upcoming events calendar from Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, April 2016
  39. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, March 2016 Calendar Events
  40. Garden plots available
  41. Friends Of EBEC 2015 News Blog
  42. Friends Of EBEC 2014 News Blog
  43. Friends Of EBEC 2013 News Blog
  44. Earth Day 2012 - Junior Friends' project
  45. Friends Of EBEC 2012 News Blog
  46. Friends Of EBEC 2011 News Blog

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