Pollinator Conservation in New Jersey with Robert Somes

North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, New Jersey, United States

Robert Somes will give an overview of pollinator conservation in NJ and discuss the diversity of native bees and their habitats along with habitat management and conservation practices for their benefit. Robert Somes is a Senior Zoologist for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Fish and Wildlife, Endangered and Non-game Species program and a Pinelands Regional Biologist ... Read more

History In The Leaves: Field Clues to Land Use History

The North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ, United States

with Jared Rosenbaum The plant communities found in wild areas are as much indicators of prior human land use as of “natural” conditions. How can we decipher clues to prior land use as we work in the field? Join botanist Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants as he describes methods for interpreting the history of ... Read more

Great Native Trees & Shrubs

The North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ, United States

Making a difference in your garden with Randi Eckel President of Native Plant Society of New Jersey Trees are shrubs are such a critical element in any landscape – providing ... Read more

Good Bugs – Bad Bugs! Who’s Who?

The North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ, United States

Good Bugs - Bad Bugs! Who's Who? with Randi Eckel,PhD,  President of NPSNJ  Figuring out who the beneficial insects are and who the pests are can be confusing.  Randi will ... Read more

Moths and Their Host Plants with Wade Wander

The North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ, United States

This talk will discuss some NJ moths and the native plants that host their caterpillars and will feature many photos of moth caterpillars, adult moths and the plants that sustain them. Wade Wander, along with his wife, Sharon, are a partners in Wander Ecological Consultants, investigating wetlands and conducting surveys for Endangered and Threatened species. For ... Read more