Sunday, January 13, 2013
Officials ruled death a suicide from gunshot wound to the stomach.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, January 13
Authorities have ruled the death of a Lake Hopatcong man found in the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge a suicide, according to the Observer Tribune. The man was found shot in the stomach near Long Hill Road in Harding Tuesday, the Observer Tribune reported. Harding police said the area is commonly used as a spot for hiking and bicycling. Authorities have declined to provide further information. Read the full story from the Observer Tribune here.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Exhibit with live creatures who live at the EEC and others living in far reaches of the world will be at environmental center.
Monday, May 7, 2012
This Saturday, the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge will begin a month-long presentation of an exhibit of live animals from around the world, and also those living closer to home in the Great Swamp. The exhibit is free and open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 12 through Friday, June 8, except for Memorial Day on May 28. “Alive at the EEC” will be presented by the EEC's naturalists daily at the environmental center, which is part of the Somerset County Park Commission, at 190 Lord Stirling Road in the township. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy and up close and personal look at camouflaged creatures that live in the Great Swamp, and see the bright colors of such fascinating creatures such as the poison dart …
Friday, December 30, 2011
"Protecting Our Waters and Our Land" pairs artistic vision with environmental awareness
A fine arts exhibit in Bernardsville titled, “Protecting Our Waters and Our Land,” features the inspiring work of well-established, local artists who have interpreted their own vision of one of New Jersey’s last remaining wildernesses — the Great Swamp. The exhibit opened on December 2 and will run through January 27, 2012, with half of the show displayed in the Community Room at Bernardsville Library on Anderson Hill Road, and half at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery on Morristown Road. Each of the artists used oil, pastel, watercolor, photography, glass, or other media to conceptualize the intrinsic natural beauty of the Great Swamp, an undeveloped tract of forest and wetlands that touches 10 towns in Morris and Somerset counties, providing …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Two events will feature lessons on butterflies, and how they live and grow.
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot more enjoyable. This weekend, butterflies will reign supreme with two events to learn about and see those former caterpillars. First, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, Fairview Farms is hosting “All About Monarch Butterflies” on Larger Cross Road in Bedminster. Guests will have the opportunity to walk around the farm in search of Monarch eggs and caterpillars, while also learning about life …