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    Arboretum in Short Hills to teach frog monitoring on Leap Day

      Local residents may soon be listening to the sounds of frogs as they head home from work or go to the gym, the executive director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum said. The director, Tedor Whitman, explained the Arboretum is now an official New Jersey Chapter Leader for FrogWatch USA, a citizen science program of […]

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  • Environmental Eagles Announcement

    Hello Environmental Eagles! Ahead of this weekend’s coming Nor’Easter, I am canceling this weekend’s meeting.  I want everyone to stay home, stay warm, be safe and have fun playing in our first snow of the year!  If you have any questions, please feel free to drop me an e-mail at nesposito@hartshornarboretum.org.  We will meet again on […]

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    Join the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum for First Lunar New Year and Spring Festival…

    February 7th, noon to 4 p.m.  Join the naturalists at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum as we shake off our winter blues, welcome the upcoming spring and a new year with our Inaugural Lunar New Year & Spring Celebration! Get out and get moving with games, crafts and an animal show followed by a parade through the woods… […]

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    Millburn Arboretum fest to celebrate Lunar New Year…

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum will host its inaugural celebration of the Lunar New Year next month complete with a parade lion to chase deer from the property. The Arboretum will host two parades through its grounds to both scare off the deer and enjoy the outdoors from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, […]

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  • Counselor Rebecca Unger, dark shirt, takes children to the Stone House from the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum's grounds Aug. 10. Assisting are volunteers Emily Wertheimer, back left, and Erica Einhorn. A number of programs are scheduled at the arboretum this fall.

    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Seeks Camp Counselors

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) is looking for enthusiastic educators for our 2016 Nature Discovery Summer Camp.  This is a hands-on, field position that involves teaching and managing campers in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities.  Summer Camp Educators must be committed to work with the CHA staff for at least 3 training days and 8 […]

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    Arboretum in Short Hills offers fun for winter

    Are your children looking for an exciting, interesting and fun activity to do this winter? Upcoming events at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum this winter include Hot Chocolate Hikes through the Woodlands Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19 and 20. The Winter Acorns and Adults, is a new weekly program where preschoolers and an adult caretaker learn […]

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    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Millburn Township celebrating season

    Take some time to learn a new skill, understand an animal you didn’t before, or learn how to bolster that college resume during events the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, is hosting to celebrate the season. On Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. come to the Arboretum and learn […]

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    Arboretum in Short Hills kicking off October with special events

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is kicking off October with two special events. Horticulture specialist Alda Krinsman, will discuss invasive species and ornamental plants homeowners don’t want in their yards today, Oct. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. Snacks, beverages will be served and a list of alternate plants discussed. The event is recommended for ages 14 […]

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  • Troop 15 Eagle Scouts Andrew Ahn, Christopher Ayoub, Matthew Ayoub, Jordan Beacham, Kiran Chokshi, Michael Gersho, Vikrant Misra, Malcolm Pickering and Tyler Platt at their Eagle Court of Honor.  Photo by Sandy Pickering.  Photo provided by nj.com.

    Millburn Troop 15 Honors New Eagle Scouts

    MILLBURN — Nine members of Boy Scout Troop 15 of Short Hills were honored Oct. 25 at an Eagle Court of Honor held at Christ Church in Short Hills. Millburn residents Andrew Ahn, Christopher Ayoub, Matthew Ayoub, Jordan Beacham, Kiran Chokshi, Michael Gersho, Vikrant Misra, Malcolm Pickering and Tyler Platt were recognized for earning the Eagle […]

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  • Counselor Rebecca Unger, dark shirt, takes children to the Stone House from the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum's grounds Aug. 10. Assisting are volunteers Emily Wertheimer, back left, and Erica Einhorn. A number of programs are scheduled at the arboretum this fall.

    Arboretum in Millburn offers fun for the Fall

      The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, is offering a number of events for youngsters and adults this fall that range from camp-outs to night hikes and lessons on birds of prey. The outdoor camps-outs will include dinner and breakfast, a night hike and s’mores. Campers are asked to bring their own gear. […]

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