New Projects

  • Worked with NJDEP Water Conservation Pilot Program and Eagle Academy to create a series of Public Service Announcements concerning water conservation
  • Worked with NJDEP as part of the Water Conservation Pilot Program in creating a demonstration Rain Garden. A site has been chosen at Veteran’s Memorial Park with construction to start in the Spring 2010

Ongoing Projects


  • Continued to work with Eagle Academy on  implementing the “No Child Left Inside” curriculum with the regular weekly classes held at the Arboretum throughout the summer
  • Completed construction of second storage shed
  • Performed routine maintenance at Arboretum throughout the year, including cutting grass, picking up trash, etc

Arbor Day

  • Continued to promote and organize the poster contest
  • Presented  individual Environmental Achievement Award to John Ferry of Fresh Cut Lawn Service
  • Presented Excellence in Commercial Landscaping Award to ACUA


  • Continued to review plans, as required, to ensure compliance with our township ordinances
  • Continued to work with Boy Scouts on Eagle Scout Certification programs, planning installation of a bird creek at Arboretum
  • Continued to publicize the Commissions activities and accomplishments in the Current, the Press and various environmental publications such as the ANJEC Quarterly Report
  • Participated in EHT’s Clean Communities Day with Public Works
  • Continued to work with NJ Audubon Society member John Layton and Township Administration to identify retention basins suitable for bluebird houses.  This project has been a great success and EHT is part of the Birdhouse Network with statistics reported to Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Attempted to work on strengthening and upgrading our environmental ordinances in conjunction with Planning Board and Livable Communities.

The Bluebird Project












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