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May 2020

The Joy of Herbs, by Master Gardener Deb Ellis

May 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Join us, via Zoom, for the annual Gardening for Life Workshop Series virtually held in Montclair. Gardening experts will share practical tips on growing your own food and inspire you with new ways to create beautiful gardens for pollinators and people. May 30th at 10am. - The Joy of Herbs by Master Gardener Deb Ellis.  Herbs are the tastiest, easiest, healthiest, and most cost-effective edible to grow! Easy to grow, they can even be grown on a fire scape or…

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Online NEEC Accessible Nature Program

May 20, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Crane Park, Montclair, NJ 07042, Glenridge Avenue and Greewood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

Crane Park Demonstration Garden, as well as other NEEC projects in Montclair will be used as open space virtual classrooms for adults and children to learn about pollinators, wildlife habitats, native plants, and growing our own food. Students from Montclair public school systems, and beyond are welcome to participate in these events. The NEEC will provide guided virtual tours and educational activities for school groups interested in this ecological learning experience. For additional information and booking your school or adult…

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June 2020

Worldwide Environmental Day

June 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Friday, June 5th, 2020 Location and Time to be announced later What is Worldwide Environment Day 2020? Worldwide Environment Day will be held on Friday, June 5th 2020. This is an environmental awareness day organized by the United Nations and sometimes unofficially called Eco Day. The aim of the Day is to raise awareness of the environment and specific environmental issues. Every year there is a new main focus for WED. This year the focus is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ For…

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GARDENING FOR POLLINATORS

June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Trainings Montclair, NJ United States + Google Map

Learn the basics for creating a beautiful garden with year-around interest that supports beleaguered pollinators. Pollinators play an essential ecological role, but they are in trouble. There is much you can do in your own yard to throw them a lifeline. A well-designed pollinator garden will add beauty, interest, and ecological value to your property. This webinar will take a seasonal approach to creating a pollinator garden, recommending native plants and gardening practices that provide food and habitat for bees,…

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August 2020

Montclair Make Music Day – At Crane Park, Montclair, NJ

August 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Crane Park, Montclair, NJ 07042, Glenridge Avenue and Greewood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Mark your calendars!  Every Saturday from July 25th until Labor Day, we will have music at the park to celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the Crane Park Demonstration Garden.  The Northeast Earth Coalition has partnered with Montclair Make Music Day to sponsor these events. (July 18th and 25th, August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th). Featured artists: July 25th, Ziggy; August 1st. Larry "The Lip" Lipschultz, Billy Karcher and Michael Reitman; August 8th The Band Forget The Whale We will…

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February 2021

6th Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference – February 11-13, 2021

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - February 13 @ 9:00 pm
Virtual Conference, Virtual event
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States

For registrations and tickets, please click here: We are delighted to welcome you to our Annual Conference on February 11-13, 2021. This event is one of the largest environmental and community activist gatherings in northern New Jersey. At the conference, you will have the opportunity to meet community leaders and groups from northern and central New Jersey to network about environmental issues, including local food, sustainable communities, alternative transportation, renewable energy, clean air and water, and climate change activism.  Stay…

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March 2021

Gardening For Life Workshop Series Season 2021

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online Trainings, Montclair, NJ United States

              Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 10:30am Location: Online. Please see below the registration icon. Join us for the annual Gardening for Life Workshop Series held in Montclair, NJ and transmitted virtually to the cyber world. This series has something for everyone. Whether you are new to gardening or an experienced gardener looking for new ideas, learn from some of the best gardeners of Northern NJ and get growing! March 20th, 2021, 10:30am -…

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April 2021

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

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 25 @ 3:30 pm
Crane Park, Montclair, NJ 07042, Glenridge Avenue and Greewood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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…

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Gardening from the Birds’ Perspective

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Trainings Montclair, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Gardening from the Birds’ Perspective: When we garden, we can help migrating and resident birds with a healthy backyard habitat, especially important given the severe decline in songbirds. In this workshop you will learn how to bring beautiful birds to your backyard by using native bushes and flowers and other tips for creating a bird habitat. Speaker: Deb Ellis, Essex County Master Gardener and environmentalist. She is also part of the founding team of the Montclair Wildlife Habitat Project. Deb…

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May 2021

Nutrition and Cooking Demo – May 15, 2021

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online Trainings, Montclair, NJ United States

May is the month of both National High Blood Pressure Education and National Stroke Awareness. We will offer a virtual class on nutrition education while doing a cooking demonstration - anyone can join, regardless 0f their culinary skills! Join Armando Cruz in creating a heart healthy dish while he teaches the benefits of making healthier lifestyle choices. We will use herbs and produce that are affordable, filling and in season. The recipe for this hearty meal will be shared with…

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