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Earth Day Celebration Week – April 17th-25th, 2021 – Restore Our Earth

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 23 @ 3:00 pm

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2021 Earth Day Celebration from April 17-24, 2021, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. This year’s celebration will be a combination of virtual events and small gatherings due to the COVID crisis.

Participants can join from anywhere in New Jersey, the country – or the world! You can meet virtually with regional community leaders and groups that will be sharing their environmental projects, such as local food and community gardens, eco-friendly gardening, sustainable communities, alternative transportation, renewable energy, clean air and water, and climate change activism.

Join the NEEC to Celebrate!

We will kick off the celebration virtually via Zoom at 10AM on April 17th and will continue marking the occasion with events until April 24th.

Share Your Project!

We invite you to submit to the NEEC a short (1-5 minutes) videoclip highlighting an environmental project you are working on, either at home or at the community level.

Projects might relate to wildlife habitat, local food production, energy conservation, renewable energy, pollinator gardens, conserving water, protecting waterways, reducing waste, environmental justice, environmental activism, sustainable transportation, etc. – any action aimed at preserving and restoring the environment.

Although the NEEC is based in New Jersey, we are accepting projects from anywhere in the world. The NEEC will select clips to be shared online between April 17 and April 22. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the work you are doing!

The deadline for video submissions is April 14. Please send your submission as an email attachment to Info@neearth.org

List of events:

Saturday April 17th (10am – 11:30am) Kick off Events, at Crane Park, Montclair,, NJ 07042. Environmental Proclamation, planting of native plants and virtual interviews featuring community environmental projects.

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Sunday 18th (12pm – 1:30pm) Gardening for Life for Beginners (Virtual Event). This webinar is an introductory workshop for people who want to create a vegetable garden in their yard. Learn about healthy soils, composting, and seasonal planting. The webinar offers a holistic approach that integrate nature into your yard creating a harmonious balance that will attract pollinators and beneficial wildlife.

Speaker: Jose German

Jose is an avid organic gardener, environmentalist, Essex County Master Gardener & Rutgers Environmental Steward. Jose writes articles and blogs about environmental issues, sustainable communities, and affordable food.  This webinar is sponsored by the township of Trumbull, Connecticut.

Register here:   

Monday April 19th  (10am – noon) The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 1) 10am at 94 Pine Community Garden. The event ends at noon.

Wednesday April 21st (10am – noon), The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 2) 10am at 94 Pine Street Community Garden. Montclair, NJ 07042.

Thursday April 22nd (10am – noon), The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 3) 10am at 94 Pine Street Community Garden, Montclair, NJ 07042.

Thursday April 22nd at 7pm: Webinar Gardening from the Birds Perspective (Virtual event). This event ends at 8:30pm. 

Please register here:   

Saturday 24th at 10am, Montclair Park Appreciation Weekend: Canterbury Park (9:00am); Crane Park (10:00am); Edgemont Park (10:am);  Gratz Park (9:00am); Nishuane Park (9:00am); Sunset Park (10:00am); Tuers Park (10:00am) and Yantacaw Brook Park (10:00am) in Montclair; Bay Street Train Station (10:30am).

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Sunday 25th at 10am, Montclair Parks Appreciation Weekend, Cleanups at: Erie Park (1:00pm); Essex Park (10:am); Porter Park  (12:00pm); Rand Park (1:00pm) and Watchung Park (2:00pm) in Montclair.

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For Immediate Release:

Earth Day Celebration – Restore Our Earth

Montclair, NJ. The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2021 Earth Day Celebration from April 17-24, 2021, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. This year’s celebration will be a combination of virtual events and small gatherings due to the COVID crisis.

Participants can join from anywhere in New Jersey, the country – or the world! You can meet virtually with regional community leaders and groups that will be sharing their environmental projects, such as local food and community gardens, eco-friendly gardening, sustainable communities, alternative transportation, renewable energy, clean air and water, and climate change activism.

Join the NEEC to Celebrate!

We will kick off the celebration virtually via Zoom at 10AM on April 17th and will continue marking the occasion with events until April 24th.

List of events:

  • Saturday April 17th at 10am: Kick-off events, including screenings of community environmental projects.
  • Sunday April 18th at noon: Webinar on “Vegetable Gardening for Beginners.”
  • Monday April 19th at 10am: The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 1) at the 94 Pine Street Community Garden, Montclair.
  • Wednesday April 21st at 10am, The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 2) at the 94 Pine Street Community Garden, Montclair.
  • Thursday April 22nd at 10am, The Importance of Community Gardens (Part 3) at the 94 Pine Street Community Garden, Montclair.
  • Thursday April 22nd at 7pm: Webinar on “Gardening from the Birds Perspective.”
  • Saturday 24th at 10am: Montclair Parks Appreciation Weekend.
  • Sunday 25th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Share Your Project!

We invite you to submit to the NEEC a short (1-5 minutes) videoclip highlighting an environmental project you are working on, either at home or at the community level.

Projects might relate to wildlife habitat, local food production, energy conservation, renewable energy, pollinator gardens, conserving water, protecting waterways, reducing waste, environmental justice, environmental activism, sustainable transportation, etc. – any action aimed at preserving and restoring the environment.

Although the NEEC is based in New Jersey, we are accepting projects from anywhere in the world. The NEEC will select clips to be shared online between April 17 and April 22. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the work you are doing!

The deadline for video submissions is April 14. Please send your submission as an email attachment to Info@neearth.org

Participating Organizations:

Brookdale Park Conservancy, Friends of Canterbury Park, Montclair Mutual Aid, Friends of Crane Park, Friends of Erie Park, Friends of Essex Park, Montclair High School Skateboarding Club, Friends Nishuane Park, Friends of Porter Park, New Jersey Native Plant Society, Friends of Rand Park, Township of Montclair, Friends of Canterbury Park, Parks and Recreation Cultural Affairs Advisory Board, Yantacaw Brook Park Conservancy, Pay Up Climate Polluters, and 350 NJ-Rockland.

For additional information & volunteer opportunities, please e-mail us at: Info@neearth.org or check our calendar for other events and workshops.

Contact us at: Jose German, NEEC CEO, Info@neearth.org; Phone:(973) 233-1106 (Office). Multimedia links: https://www.neearth.org

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Details

Start:
April 17 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 23 @ 3:00 pm

Organizer

Northeast Earth Coalition
Phone:
(973) 233-1106
Email:
info@neearth.org
Website:
www.neearth.org

Venue

Crane Park, Montclair, NJ 07042
Glenridge Avenue and Greewood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Phone:
9732331106
Website:
www.neearth.org