• Billions of Cicadas are Ready to Swarm…

    They’re very noisy, and they’re creepy looking too. And they’re getting ready to emerge from the ground after 17 years in hiding. Cicadas are making a big comeback this spring. But not here in New Jersey, experts say. A large group of those annoying red-eyed insects known as Brood V will soon be invading southwestern […]

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  • Leap into FrogWatch at the CHA!

    Hello, fellow readers!  On Leap Day, I attended a Frog Watch training hosted by Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills NJ. The training was led by Tedor Whitman, Executive Director, of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum(CHA) also in Short Hills.CHA is now an official Chapter Leader for FrogWatch USA – a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums that has organized volunteers […]

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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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