We will be meeting on Wednesday September 14 at 7:30pm at the Delran Municipal Building. We’ve got a lot of planning to do. The public is welcome to stop in and maybe there’s something you’d like to get involved with. Here’s the agenda
Tree Planting Team
Finish tagging trees and inventory of trees planted in 2022
Tree City signs
Shade Tree Federation Meeting October 13 and 14
Hours and CEUs
Halloween FreeCycle Shop
Little Library at Conrow Park
School Green Team meeting schedule – October 3 @3:30 Online/in Person
Join us tonight at 7:30 to hear what we’re working on. While we put a lot of energy into planting trees and encouraging residents to plant trees, that’s not all we do. We’ll be at the Delran Municipal Building at 7:30 tonight. The public is always welcome
Join us on March 9 at 7:30 pm at the Delran Municipal Building. We will be planning out the spring events, discussing our certification application, the memorial tree program, spring tree plantings and the next steps for starting a community garden. The public is always welcome to stop by.
We will be holding our February meeting online via Zoom on February 9 @7:30pm. The public is welcome to join us. If you are interested, send an email to Delran.Green@gmail.com and we will provide the link.
Update from the Council meeting
Update from TriCounty Sustainability Alliance
Ordinances – Sustainable Land Use pledge, Solar Friendly and EV Friendly
This is a fun family event where you can go outside on Black Friday and participate in #OptOutside (https://www.rei.com/opt-outside). Make sure to take photos and tag @sustainabledelran on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #OptOutside
For this Scavenger Hunt you’re going to Lake Lonnie located at the end of 5th street (past the intersection of 5th and Leon Aves) in Delran, NJ. The park is open from 8:30am until 7:00pm from October 1 until March 31.
Begin your exploration looking for the following things:
Bamboo forest in the middle of the woods
A place to watch your step
A cut down tree
A rock the size of your hand
An area that looks like it’s filled with moss balls
A bare tree full of pinecones
Moss on one side of a tree
A leaf as big as your hand
A tree branch caught dangling on another one
A rusted “No Parking” sign between two trees
An old “Group Area” sign indicating Lake Lonnie’s previous purpose
What else interesting can you find?
+1 bonus point for picking up a piece of trash and disposing of it properly
Our next meeting is November 10 @7:30pm in the Delran Municipal Building. We will be discussing the Tree Ordinance, Winterfest, Chickens, Community Garden, Community Solar, Holiday Light collection and Sustainable Jersey Actions. The public is alway welcome to join the meeting and to get involved.
Our September meeting will be held on Wednesday September 8 at 7:30pm in the Delran Municipal Building. The public is alway welcome. We will be discussing the tree ordinance, tree memorials, open space plan, project halloween, GeoCache, Community Garden, Sustainable Jersey Actions and certification, and completing our tree inventories. Delran High School students can earn community service hours assisting with Tree Inventories. If you are interested, stop by our meeting.