Push for Sustainable Certification

Community volunteers from sustainability groups in town are working together to steer Merchantville's effort to become a Certified Bronze Sustainable NJ town. Participating groups include members from municipal and community organizations and schools including: The Merchantville Green Team, The Merchantville Shade Tree Commission, The Merchantville Garden Club, Incredible Edible Merchantville and Merchantville School. Over the next two week members will will be collecting information about current and past sustainability actions in the areas of Healthy Communities, Safety, Sustainable Land Use, Historic Preservation, Emergency Event Planning, required for bronze certification. The deadline for this year's submission is May 17, 2020. Stay tuned for updates!

Therapy Chicken Course

Gwenne Baile will be teaching a class educating handlers of therapy chickens on March 29th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Haddon Township Environmental and Historical Center, 143 E. Ormond Avenue, Haddon Township. To take this course you must already have chickens and, in particular, feel you have the perfect chicken for therapy work. Please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more information. Registration is $35. You must pre-register and pay prior to class. No walk-ins can be accepted. Registration deadline is March 1st. Spread the word.

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