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February 2019

Feb. 3 Clean-up of Jamesburg Park – Helmetta

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Please plan to join the LRWP and Middlesex County Division of Parks on Sunday February 3, 10-noon for a winter clean-up of the Jamesburg Park Conservation Area in Helmetta! This beautiful area is in the Manalapan Brook subwatershed. We will be cleaning the roadsides along Helmetta Boulevard, Port Street and Washington Street. Registration required. Driving Directions to Helme Mill Park parking lot: From Route 130: • Turn East onto Davidsons Mill Road • Turn left onto Cranbury/South River Road (County Road) •…

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March 2019

Clean-up of South River floodplain with LRWP & Friends

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Grekowski Park, 375 Whitehead Ave
South River, NJ 0882
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Join the LRWP, South River Green Team, South River Shade Tree Commission and Central Jersey Stream Team for a clean-up of the South River floodplain.   Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear that can get wet and muddy.   Registration required.

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March 18 – LRWP monthly meeting

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Middlesex County Department of Planning, 75 Bayard Street, 5th Floor Conference Room
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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The LRWP March meeting will be held from 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room. We look forward to special presentations by Rutgers Landscape Architecture Graduate School student Sanja Martic on "Improving Raritan Access via Greenway Connections," and the Middlesex County Planning team of Nicholas Tufaro, Jessica Alvarez and Jeanine Kopec Zanghy on "Natural Assets Mapping of the Lower Raritan Watershed." Parking is validated for those parking…

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Build a Rain Barrel with Watershed Ambassador Jennifer Helminski!

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 United States
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Rain barrels collect and store rainwater from roofs, improving stream health by reducing the amount of water and pollutants that reach local waterways. The water captured by rain barrels has many beneficial uses. Residents can use water from the rain barrels to water lawns and gardens, save money on water bills and reduce stress on wells. Rain barrels are a great way for homeowners to help protect their water supply by controlling residential storm water runoff. At this session participants…

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April 2019

Clean-up of Mile Run Brook in Franklin and New Brunswick!

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mile Run Brook, 16 Woodbridge Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ United States
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~VOLUNTEERS NEEDED~ Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has brought millions of people together to celebrate our world’s environment. The day has also focused our attention on environmental problems such as pollution, flooding and littering. Join the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership, Franklin Township Environmental Commission, the New Brunswick Environmental Commission, the Watershed Institute, Friends of Mile Run Brook, New Jersey Americorps Watershed Ambassadors and others for an Earth Day clean-up of Mile Run Brook! WHAT: a clean-up of Mile…

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LRWP April Meeting

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Middlesex County Administration Building, 75 Bayard Street, 5th Floor (Planning)
New Brunswick, 08901 United States
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The LRWP April meeting will be held from 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room. We look forward to a special presentations by Raíces Cultural Center co-founder Nicole Wines. Nicole will speak on "EcoCulture as Innovation." Parking is validated for those parking on floors 5 and higher in the RWJ Wellness Parking Deck located at 95 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Be sure to bring your…

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May 2019

LRWP May Meeting

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Middlesex County Department of Planning, 75 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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The LRWP May meeting will be held from 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room. We look forward to a special presentation by Professor Emilie Stander and Stryker Schultz, Raritan Valley Community College, and Ayesha Dolasa, CDM Smith, on the topic: "mycoremediation." Parking is validated for those parking on floors 5 and higher in the RWJ Wellness Parking Deck located at 95 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ…

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June 2019

LRWP June Meeting

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Middlesex County Administration Building, 75 Bayard Street, 5th Floor (Planning)
New Brunswick, 08901 United States
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The LRWP June meeting will be held from 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room. We look forward to a special presentation Americorps Watershed Ambassador Von Sully on "Water Quality Monitoring Findings in Watershed Management Area 9." Parking is validated for those parking on floors 5 and higher in the RWJ Wellness Parking Deck located at 95 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Be sure to bring…

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