Future Events organized by or
partnered by LBWP.
Moving Forward on Climate Town Hall Series, Clean
Energy Solutions, Conversation on Climate Change in a Post-Sandy New
Jersey, Sunday, March 24th at 2PM at Piscataway J.F. Kennedy
Memorial Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Organized by
NJ Chapter Sierra Club, Climate Mama and 350.org. A
panel of experts will discuss how clean energy can dramatically
reduce our use of fossil fuels and move our State economy forward
without pollution. To reach the Library from the
Brunswick's or Milltown, take Route 1 North to Route 18 and turn
west towards New Brunswick on Route 18 or take Route 18 towards New
Brunswick. Cross the Raritan River at Johnson Park and take the
exit to River Road, Route 514, heading west. Take the next major
exit to the right (north), Hoes Lane, and travel approximately 1.7
miles and then with a cemetery on the right and passing Hanson
Avenue and Fisher Avenue on the left, the Library should be just
before you reach Park Avenue on the left-hand side. Please register
for the event. See flier, attached.
Fish Ladder Feasibility Study (to provide access for Herring, Shad,
etc. to Lawrence Brook as far as Milltown to encourage recovery of
these fish in the Atlantic) - Public Meeting. Week
of April 1st or April 8th. Date,
time and location to be confirmed this week. Further E-mail will be
transmitted to announce this meeting.
East Brunswick Community Day, Sunday, April 7th, 12PM to
4PM. See D below. LBWP will have a table.
11th Annual Farrington Lake Cleanup, Saturday, April 13th, 9AM to 12
at BiCentennial Park in East Brunswick. We clean up all the way
around Farrington Lake. Come and help. You will be pleased that
you did. Date to be confirmed shortly.
Membership Meeting, Tuesday, April 16th, 7:30PM, Milltown
Senior Center. Speaker,
Dr. Olaf P. Jensen, Assistant Professor of Fisheries Science at the
Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences of Rutgers University. Topic
"Rethinking the Global Fisheries Crisis: Supporting Sustainable
Seafood in New Jersey." Save this date. Details
East Brunswick Spring Farm Market, Saturday, April 20th,
12PM to 4PM. LBWP will have a table. See E below.
EARTH DAY, Monday, April 22nd, 6PM, at the EARTH Center, Davidsons
Mill Pond Park, Program likely to include introduction to
Watershed-Friendly Resident Program plus a Nature Walk. To be
Rutgers Day, Saturday, April 27th, 9AM to 4PM. Across the
University. At Cook/Douglas Colleges, Ag Field Day. LBWP
will have a table on College Farm Road. See F below.
Watershed-Friendly Resident Program - Likely Saturday, May 18th,
EARTH Center, 10AM to 12 Noon. Possible Presentation at 1PM. Program
to be confirmed.
Environmental Activities in the Area.
Rain Barrel Workshop EARTH Center, March 20th, 6:30PM. Also,
Wednesday, April 10th, 6:30PM. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of
Middlesex County will present 2 Build a Rain Barrel workshops at the
EARTH Center, in Davidson's Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave, South
Participants will build their own rain barrel and learn how to
install it at home. A rain barrel is placed under a gutter's
downspout next to a house, to collect rain water from the roof.
The barrel holds approximately 50 gallons of water which can be
used to water gardens. Rain water harvesting can help save money
on your water bill, prevent basement flooding, and reduce flooding
in local rivers and streams.
The Lawrence Brook
Watershed Partnership is an all-volunteer watershed 501(c)3 nonprofit
working to protect the environment in the Lawrence Brook watershed
communities of South Brunswick, North Brunswick, East Brunswick,
Milltown, and New Brunswick, Middlesex County. The public is invited
to all public meetings and to participate in the important volunteer
work of watershed protection.