Delran Green Team Meeting

Our next meeting is September 19.  We will be starting at 4pm at the Wildflower Garden. We need to remove the grass and weeds.  We’d like to mow it down for the winter.  After planting we will be going over to Throwbacks Bar and Grill at 6 to discuss the following items.  You can meet us at the Wildflower Garden or just stop in at Throwbacks.

  • Tree Inventory
  • Community Calendar 
  • All Green Team Meeting October 4
  • Little Library 
  • Community Yard Sale – September 29.   
  • Sustainable Jersey Actions for recertification in 2020
  • Chicken Ordinance 

The public is always welcome to attend our meetings.

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August 15, 2018

The Delran Green Team will meet on August 15 at 7pm at the Delran Municipal Building on Chester Avenue.  Our goal is to implement measures that make Delran a better place to live. If you’d like to help stop by our meeting and help us focus our strategies.  This month we will be discussing and planning the following:

  • Tree Inventories
  • Arbor Day 2019 / Tree City USA application
  • Ideas for collaboration with Riverside Township and Delran Schools
  • Backyard Chicken Ordinance
  • Wildflower Garden Maintenance 
  • Next steps for Actions that require Council involvement – Community Calendar, Flood Preparedness, Public Information and Community Engagement, Energy Efficiencies for Municipal Facilities 

 

Delran Green Team Meeting June 13

 

Join the Green Team for their monthly meeting 7pm at the Delran Municipal Building.  Our Community Forestry Plan has been approved and we need to start implementing actions.  We will also be discussing the following activities. 

  • Composting and Rainbarrel Workshop  
  • Community Yard Sale
  • Little Library Update
  • Sustainable Jersey Summit June 21
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April Green Team Meeting

We’re ready to “Think Spring” and get started in our Wildflower Garden.  But before we start planting, we will be meeting on April 11 at 7pm in the Delran Township Municipal Building.  The public is welcome to join the meeting.  Here’s our agenda for April:

Report on Community Clean up
Discussion/Planning for upcoming Events
Seedling hand outs – April 21
STEM Fair April 23 
Arbor Day – April 27
Wildflower maintenance – May 9 
Rain Barrel Workshop – May 19 
Little Library dedication – May 19
Recycling update 
Bulletin Board/Place for Awards and news in Municipal Building 
CEU’s for Community Forestry Plan 
Email blast – topics covered
Parks and Playground Tree mapping- Dates?

December Green Team Meeting

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  • Report on All Green Teams meeting – November 11
  • TriCounty Sustainability Alliance – meetings/meet ups
  • DRAFT Community Forestry plan – hours, comments and next steps
  • DRAFT 2017 Annual Report – comments
  • Scheduling with Council – recognition on awards and general information on what we’d like to do in 2018.
  • 2018 Projects – identify leads and select possible dates

October Green Team Meeting

Here’s our agenda for October.  The public is always welcome to stop by and provide input and assistance.  This month we want to put together a list of projects to work on in 2018.  If you decide to come but can’t find us, call – (609)304-1297.

  • Discussion on Delran Community Day display
  • Update on our Sustainable Jersey Application
  • Update on our Community Forestry Plan
  • Possible collaboration on events with the Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC)
  • 2018 Projects – Green Team members recommendations

September Green Team Meeting

The Delran Green Team will be meeting on Wednesday September 13 at the Delran Municipal Building.  Our meeting starts at 7pm.  The public is welcome to join us and bring new ideas.  If you can’t find us or the building is locked, call (609)304-1297.

Here’s our agenda:
Review and approve minutes from the August meeting
Update on our application for certification
Design our display for Delran Day – Backyard habitats including selection of plants
Wildflower Garden maintenance and planting of Delran Day plants on October 11

August Green Team Meeting

The Delran Green Team will be meeting on Wednesday August 16 at the Delran Municipal Building.  Our meeting starts at 7pm.  The public is welcome to join us and bring new ideas.  If you can’t find us or the building is locked, call (609)304-1297.

Here’s our agenda:

Welcome MaryEllen Pierce as the newest member of the Green Team
Review and approve minutes from the July meeting
Burlington County Farmer Market event
Delran Eggsplorers
Status of Community Forestry Plan and next steps
Assignments to complete revisions required for our Sustainable Jersey application
Delran Day – Backyard habitats
Time Capsule Garden plan
Wildflower Garden maintenance

April 12, 2017

Here’s our agenda for April.  The public is welcome to join us.  If the door is locked, call (609)304-1297.

Discussion Items

  • Community Garden
  • Wildflower Garden
  • Sustainable Jersey Certification Application
  • Council Work Session
  • Backyard Chickens
  • Arbor Day – Delran Middle School
  • Sustainability on Tap
  • Workshops – Rain Barrel, Composting, Grass Cut it-Leave it
  • Recycling update
  • Email Newsletter

Upcoming Events

  • Clean Communities Clean up – April 21 @1pm
  • Delran Slam Dunk the Junk – April 21 – 22
  • Drug Take Back – April 22
  • National Drug Take Back Day – April 29 @ 10-2pm
  • Sustainable Jersey Small Grant – April 30
  • Public Hearing Backyard Chickens – May 2 @7pm
  • STEM Fair – May 8 @ 5:30pm
  • Wildflower Garden Planting – May 10 @4pm
  • TriCounty Sustainability Alliance – May 31 @7pm
  • Sustainable Sips – June 7 – Oaklyn Manor @6pm
  • Application Submittal Deadline – June 2