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May 4, 2022 New Jersey Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags, Paper Bags at Grocery Stores and All Foam Food

Resources


You have a role to play in regenerating native species biodiversity in our local ecosystem! Find out what you should do and how you should do it! Please take the time to look through the excellent sampling of resources below!

You will find a great deal of information about:

  • The reasons native plants are so important to species survival, including our own;
  • What are NJ native plants and where you can purchase them;
  • Suggestions for planting your native garden;
  • How to add your native garden to Millburn’s Pollinator Pathway ~ Become part of the Homegrown National Park movement ~ Create & certify your own Monarch Waystation;
  • Why you should eliminate the use of pesticides, including mosquito spray applications.

Links

  1. The Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) 2022 Native Plant Sale ~ April 1 - 22
    From this page you will find:
    • The GSWA Native Plant Sale Catalog, and
    • Garden Resources and Plant Sale FAQs
  2. Homegrown National Park (Dr. Doug Tallamy)
  3. Pollinator Pathway
    Look for Millburn’s page under Pollinator Pathways > NJ Pathways > Scroll down to Millburn Township
  4. Jersey-Friendly Yards
  5. Native Plant Society of New Jersey
  6. Monarch Watch
  7. Why mosquito spraying doesn’t work - but DOES kill many beneficial insects. Here’s what you SHOULD do instead.
    Scroll down to hear Dr. Doug Tallamy (entomologist & environmental expert)
  8.  How to Transform Your Yard or Schoolyard Into a Pollinator Garden Webinar