Activities & Events

Activities: Ongoing, Future, and Completed

 

Ongoing: Meetings, 2nd Wednesday each month, 7:30 pm, Senior Center meeting room (530 Newark Pompton Turnpike)

Ongoing: Plastic bag/film collection drive at Pequannock Library

May 14, 2022: Rain Barrel Workshop (Register starting Friday, April 22, 9am) 

May 4, 2022: Reusable Bag give away at Stop and Shop in Pequannock, 10:30am to 6:30pm (while supply lasts, one per family)

May 4, 2022: Effective date of NJ ban of single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers from certain establishments.

Apr 26, 2022: (7pm Townhall) Presentation to Council: NJ Plastic Bag Ban

Apr 22, 2022: (9am) Registration Open for Rain Barrel Workshop on May 14

Apr 21, 2022: Presentation to Suburban Woman's Club: NJ Plastic Bag Ban

April 9, 2022: Mayor’s River/Town Cleanup, Meet at Senior House (9am-1pm)

April 7, 2022: 7pm Presentation at library by Environmental Commission, NJ Plastic Bag Ban Presentation

April 2. 2022: Mini Bio Blitz at Woodland Lake, 10am to 12pm; meet back end of parking lot at PV Park; Register

January 8, 2022: 10am-12pm Expanded PolyStyrene (aka “styrofoam”) Collection Drive, PV Park

November 4, 2021: Effective date of NJ law requiring that plastic straws be available BY REQUEST ONLY from take-out and restaurant establishments.

October 23, 2021: 9am-1pm Mayor’s River/Town Cleanup, Meet at Senior House

October 16, 2021: 11am-5pm Booth at Pequannock Hoedown, Greenview Park Pavilion

September 19, 2021: 11am-5pm Information Booth at Pequannock Town Fair, Newark Pompton Turnpike and Jackson Ave

May 11, 2021: PSA “Recycling Earns Bench For Pequannock Library”  

May 5, 2021: Presentation “NJ Geology and Rivers” by Americorps Watershed Ambassador Brian Pinke

April 25, 2021: Presentation “Rain Barrel Workshop” by Tom Newman (PTEC) and Brian Pinke (Watershed Ambassador) Zoom video on YouTube

April 25, 2021: PDF of Rain Barrel Workshop Handout/Guide (PTEC)

October 17, 2020: Booth at Hoedown, Greenview Park - What to do with recyclables and other items

September 14, 2019: Booth at Hoedown, Greenview Park

June 15, 2019: Mini Bioblitz in Woodland Park

April 13, 2019: Rain Barrel Workshop

April 6, 2019: Mayor’s River Cleanup

March 30, 2019: TBSA Tour

September 15, 2018: Booth at Hoedown, Greenview Park - Thermostats and Lighting Theme

May 12, 2018: Mini Bioblitz in Woodland Park

April 28, 2018: Rain Barrel Workshop

April 7, 2018: Mayor’s River Cleanup

September 16, 2017: Booth at Hoedown, Greenview Park - Composting Theme Materials

May 23, 2017: Presentation “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

November 14, 2015: Presentation by Robert Saunders “Foraging Edible Plants”

June 9, 2015: Presentation “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

March 15, 2014: Presentation and Letter “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

November 21, 2013: Presentation by Jeff Keller’s “Backyard Diversity” 

December 13, 2011: Presentation “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

January 24, 2011: Letter “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

May 8, 2010: Video “Tour of Mountainside Park Plants and Animals” led by Dr. Jeff Keller (PTEC)

January 12, 2010: Letter “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

September 19, 2009: PPT Hoedown Quiz Questions using Visual Slides (PTEC)

July 10, 2008: Presentation “Environmental Commission Accomplishments” by Tom Newman (PTEC) to Town Council

April 22, 2008: Presentation “Earth Day in Pequannock (An Overview of Pequannock's Natural Resources)” by Tom Newman