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September 2019

PARK(ing) Day 2019!

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
PARK(ing) Day parking spot, 78 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted a single metered parking space into a temporary public park in downtown San Francisco. Since 2005, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals (operating independently of Rebar but following an established set of guidelines)…

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Sept 22 Raritan River Festival!!

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyd Park – 5 Memorial Pkwy, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, New Street and Route 18 North
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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Stop by the LRWP table at the annual Raritan River Festival and Rubber Duck Race on Sunday, September 22! This is a free and family-friendly annual event celebrating our Raritan River. Tons of fun activities are planned, including live music, environmental exhibitors, food vendors, activities for children, pony rides and a petting zoo, cardboard canoe races and the annual Rubber Duck Race. The LRWP will be conducting water quality monitoring demos and talking benthic macroinvertebrates (bugs that live in the…

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October 2019

FREE Raritan River boat trip on the RV Rutgers!

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Morgan Marina, 8000 Gondek Dr
Parlin, New Jersey 08859
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You are invited to join us on a Raritan River boat trip on the RV Rutgers. The boat trip will be Friday October 11th from 1:30-4 pm. This is a rare opportunity to see the Lower Raritan from the water! The RV Rutgers is a 20 passenger landing craft that can navigate the lower Raritan River and estuary. The R/V Rutgers is operated by the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences. See here for more information on the boat. On…

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Save the date! October 13 clean-up in Jamesburg!

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our clean-up will run 10-noon. Details coming soon!

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Raritan River Monitoring via Facebook Live!

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Want to know how citizen scientists take action to monitor the health of our waterways? Want to learn about the Raritan River and the tools and techniques used to gauge bacteria levels at sites along the Raritan River? Please join the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County (RCE) for a "Facebook Live" event when we will demonstrate how we gather data and other information on water quality for public access sites along the tidal portions…

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October 21 LRWP meeting

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The October LRWP meeting will be held Monday October 21 from 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room. 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 ticket to the meeting for validation.

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November 2019

November 9 – Watershed Highlights Walking Tour

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Save the date to join LRWP Board Member Professor David Tulloch as he leads our final “Watershed Highlights and Hidden Streams” walking tour of 2019! Plan to join us from 10-noon on Saturday November 9, for a walking tour of the Wemrock Brook area of Manalapan Brook Watershed. We will send out maps and more details at the end of October. Registration required.

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Field Trip! Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority & Environmental Resource Center

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plainfield Environmental Resource Center, 95 Rock Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Join the LRWP November 18, 10-noon for a tour of the Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority (PMUA) Plainfield Environmental Resource Center (PERC). PMUA began over 20 years ago as a local utility agency, and has now become a multi-city shared service, waste transfer and management authority. PERC is the City-owned and PMUA-operated transfer station used to facilitate the proper disposal of all solid, recyclable, electronic, bulky and vegetative wastes collected from local residents, Plainfield Department of Public Works and private businesses.…

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December 2019

Save the Date: Dec 13 Holiday Potluck with LRWP & Friends!

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Milltown Senior Center, 60 Violet Terrace
Milltown, NJ 08850 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! The LRWP and EARTH Center of Middlesex County invite you to join us for our annual holiday potluck! We will enjoy a meal and TBD Special Presentation. We will also discuss current status of the watershed, and our plans for 2020. 6-8 PM at the Milltown Senior Center / 60 Violet Terrace / Milltown, NJ 08850 Families welcome! Please bring a dish to share. And please try to bring reusable cutlery, plates, cups, etc. Registration will open…

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