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Help Wanted at Demo Garden on November 5

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in News and Events

Please come help to dig out soil from the beds in the demo garden so we can replace the rotten boards. We are starting at 9 am.

Richard Leister for Terry Moore and Karen Mulvihill.

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Master Gardener Syllabus for 2019-2020

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Welcome to our MG Class of 2020!  You are invited to any of the class lectures you would like to attend.  Each class counts towards 2.5 Continuing Education hours.  Please contact Tamisha Hopkins, thopkins@ucnj.org to check on the lecture topic as sometimes the tentative syllabus may change due to weather or speaker’s schedules.

Below is the Tentative Syllabus for the 19-20 Year.

2019-20 Tentative MG Class Syllabus

Hope to see you in class!

Madeline

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Rutgers Environmental Stewards- Registration open for Union County program

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in News and Events

Anyone can become a Rutgers Environmental Steward! Register today for 2020 sessions in Union County.

The Rutgers Environmental Steward program is designed to introduce non-scientists to the science behind important environmental issues affecting NJ. Stewards give back to their own communities by helping tackle local environmental problems. If you have a passion for the environment, a desire to learn and a willingness to volunteer, then this program is for you!

 

Weekly classes meet from 4-7pm,Thursdays starting January 30 through early June. Classes are held at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County offices- 300 North Ave. East, Westfield, NJ 07090.

 

Fieldtrips to environmentally significant sites are included as part of the program.

 

Learn about:

  • Climate Change
  • Soil Health
  • Energy Conservation
  • Water Resource Protection
  • Invasive Species
  • Wildlife Management
  • Habitat Conservation
  • Protecting Pollinators
  • Environmental Policy

To become a certified Rutgers Environmental Steward, graduates of the class portion of the program complete a unique 60-hour volunteer internship of their choosing.

 

For more information, or to register visit https://envirostewards.rutgers.edu/ or contact Michele Bakacs at (732) 398-5274 or bakacs@njaes.rutgers.edu. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

 

 

 

Michele Bakacs

County Agent II / Associate Professor

Union and Middlesex Counties

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County

300 North Ave E., Westfield, NJ 07090

  1. 732-398-5274
  2. 732-398-5276

bakacs@njaes.rutgers.edu

 

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Reminder – Communications Meeting this Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:00 pm at RCE

Posted by on Oct 19, 2019 in News and Events

The next Communications meeting of all Committee Chairs and the Executive Board is this Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM, to be held in the meeting room of the RCE, 300 North Avenue East, Westfield, NJ.
Please join us to discuss committee plans and concerns.

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Reminder – Continuing Education Meeting this Wednesday, October 16th, 7:30 pm @ RCE

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in News and Events

Please join us this Wednesday October 16th, 2019, 7:30-9 pm for our Continuing Education Meeting to be held at the Colleen Fraser Building, 300 North Ave East, Westfield NJ, 2nd floor.

Our guest speaker will be James Occi. Topic – “Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases in New Jersey”

If you haven’t already RSVP, please contact Tina Helmstetter at TinaMac208@gmail.com or text 908-763-6773 to let her know you plan on attending. Bring a friend, see you there.

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Master Gardener ‘October’ Newsletter

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Please see attached ‘October’ newsletter.

October 2019 MG Newsletter

 

Best Regards,

Tamisha

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Communications Meeting on October 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 in News and Events

Please join us for the next meeting of all Committee Chairs and the Executive Board, to be held at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 23rd, in the meeting room of the RCE, 300 North Avenue East, Westfield, NJ. Great opportunity to discuss committee plans and concerns.

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