Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission
Where Community Involvement and Environmentalism Intersect
The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission is a New Jersey 501C3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to local environmental education and conservation.
Projects initiated by Friends EBEC have been recognized for excellence by the New Jersey Audubon Society, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Senate and General Assembly, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, United States Environmental Protection Agency, New Jersey Association of Landscape Architects, Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions, the East Brunswick Department of Parks and Recreation, and Mayor and Township Council. Our projects have also received extensive coverage in local, state, national and even international media
Our organization has an all-volunteer board of local residents whose diverse backgrounds and interests inspire educational and productive environmental projects in our community that everyone can participate in. Friends' events and membership are free and open to all, and volunteers are always welcome.
Connect With Us:
Plots at the East Brunswick Community Garden are available to all East Brunswick residents.
National Moth Week (NMW) celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. NMW offers everyone, everywhere a unique opportunity to become a Citizen Scientist and contribute scientific data about moths.
Twice a year, EBEC hosts a recycling event where you can donate and recycle things you no longer need. The best part is, you can take away anything else someone left there, for FREE. No catch, we promise.
Interactive website for members
Online guide to local butterflies
Online guide to town parks
Lectures and presentations
Beautiful East Brunswick photo contest
Worm composters to EB schools
Big tree completion
Elm tree at Central school
Boy Scout Eagle & Girl Scout Gold Award mentoring
Online guide to local backyard birds
Big day birding