It’s gardening season! Camden County Certified Gardeners Plant Sale is May 6th, 8th & 9th. Mark your calendar (rain or shine) and plan to arrive early for the best selection at the Camden County Certified Gardeners Plant Sale on Saturday, May 6th, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lakeland Campus, 508 Lakeland Road, Blackwood, NJ. This year’s sale features thousands of locally grown plants including annuals, herbs, houseplants, perennials,
The Merchantville Green Team and Incredible Edible Merchantville met on March 21st at Eclipse Brewing to get updates on projects and discuss plans for 2023. Dorothy Foley shared that the Borough's Sustainable Jersey certification application was submitted on 2-26-23, the next submission is due May 12th & final submission on July 27th. Comments and feedback on our 2023 action plans and innovative projects will be available beginning of April and, so far, the Green Team Action was approved. The GT is working with the Diversity
Join the Sustainable South Jersey Meetup at Double Nickel Brewing Co. in Pennsauken on Tuesday, October 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy lighting talks, mingling, and free food. The event is *free* to attend! Lightning Talks start at 7:00 p.m. South Jersey Landscape Makeover Program by Dr. Chris Obropta: Support pollinators, attract birds, reduce water runoff in your yard. Lead Free NJ by Debbie Mans: Unite NJ communities to ensure children and the
Merchantville resident and HMHS Environmental Sciences teacher, Ron Smith, will discuss his new books, Adventures in Community Science, on Saturday, May 13th at 6:30 p.m. at Inkwood Books, 106 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield NJ. If you or your kids were inspired by Earth Day, or are interested in nature, this is the perfect event for you! Adventures in Community Science allows young readers and educators to explore various community science projects through natural history, journal entries, and sample data sets.
Last week, the Borough's Sustainability Partners led by The Green Team - The Garden Club, Incredible Edible Merchantville, Shade Tree Commission and the MES Junior Green Team & Garden Club - completed their initial re-application for for bronze re-certification from Sustainable Jersey. They each updated actions completed over the last two years and choose some new municipal actions they plan to complete this