Friday, May 3, 2013
Bring your used items to Crystal Springs on May 5 to swap with other township residents.
East Brunswick residents are invited to bring out their unwanted household items on May 5 for a chance to give them a second life of use with other township residents. The third annual Freecycling Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at the Crystal Springs Aquatic Center, 380 Dunhams Corner Road. Participants are asked to bring used items that they no longer want to exchange in a free swap meet-style setting. Suggested items include furniture, clothing and shoes, bicycles, fish tanks, dishes, pots and pans, silverware, small appliances, tools, screws and nails, power tools, kitchen items, garage items, electronics, pet supplies, and bicycles, according to a press release from the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Garden plots are available to residents and East Brunswick employees.
Do you have a green thumb, but not enough space to cultivate a garden? Registration is now open for the East Brunswick Community Garden, located next to the East Brunswick municipal building. Founded by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, plots in the community garden are available to residents for $10 a plot. According to the garden website, residents utilizing the plots must plant by June 1 and maintain the plot throughout the summer, including weeding and composting. Participants are also expected to assist with two garden cleanups. For more information on the East Brunswick Community Garden, visit www.ebcommunitygarden.webs.com. Stay informed of East Brunswick news and information. Like East Brunswick Patch on …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Beekman Road will be closed overnight between Church Lane and Davidson Mills Road.
If you need to drive on Beekman Road tonight, don't be annoyed by its closure. It's for the salamanders. Beekman Road between Church Lane and Davidson Mills Road will close at 6 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 26 and reopen at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. It will again be closed at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and reopen at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, according to the East Brunswick Police Department. The reason for the closure is to accommodate the annual migration of the spotted salamander. Dave Moskowitz, president of the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission has blogged on Patch explaining the migration and its local significance. Read two recent blogs about the salamanders here, here and here. Questions on the road closure can …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The Friends of the East Brunswick Envirionmental Commission are kicking off Moth Week at Elk Pine Woods tonight.
Monday, July 23, 2012
The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission will be kicking off the start of “National Moth Week” in none other than the birth place of global mothing, East Brunswick, tonight (Monday, July 23). The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental commission, in conjunction with National Moth Week, invite you to celebrate the first night in a week of Nocturnal Biodiversity at Elk Pine Woods, starting at 9 p.m. Join them in undertaking what might be the biggest Global Citizen Science Project ever attempted in the history of moth study. We will be attracting moths and other entomology subjects to a white sheet using a Mercury Vapor Light, UV lighting and possibly fermented bait that is painted on the trees. It will be dark, so …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Organizers say they're hoping for a second event later this year.
With more than 30 vendors selling grass-fed beef, cheese, all natural poultry, eggs, pickles, salsa, wine, local honey and more, the first ever Indoor Winters Farmers Market on Saturday, March 10, was a huge success. In fact, turn out was so great that some people actually sold out of product before the day was done. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and held at the Cultural Arts Center, organizers say they’re already looking forward to having a second event in the fall.