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Catherine MacDonell of Cranbury, NJ and Saniya Patel of Plainsboro are the 2020 winners of the Elly and Giorgio Petronio Scholarship - Stony Brook Garden Club Environmental Award.
The American Littoral Society promotes the study and conservation of marine life and habitat, protects the coast from harm, and empowers others to do the same.
Since 1961, the Society has cared for the coast through conservation, education and advocacy. The Society provides a voice for the coast and marine life, and gives concerned citizens the knowledge and tools needed to become active coastal stewards.
The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act aims to increase the botanical science capacity of the federal government. It allows federal agencies to act with the expertise required to preserve unique American landscapes and emphasizes the importance of protecting native plants and plant ecosystems.
Clean Ocean Action is a leading national and regional voice working to protect waterways using science, law, research, education, and citizen action. It is a broad-based coalition of 125 active boating, business, community, conservation, diving, environmental, fishing, religious, service, student, surfing, and women's groups working together to clean up and protect the waters of the New York Bight.
D&R Greenway Land Trust is central New Jersey's nonprofit land preservation organization founded in 1989. Their vision of an organization dedicated to the preservation of our remaining natural areas led to the creation of this small grassroots organization that completed the first nonprofit acquisition using Green Acres funds in 1992. We permanently preserve watershed lands and large-scale landscapes, thereby preventing the loss of open space to development. D&R Greenway Land Trust has preserved 239 properties. The total acreage preserved as of November 2, 2011 is 15,096 acres.
Seventeen percent of New Jersey’s native flora, which comprises more than 2,100 species, is currently classified as endangered. In New Jersey, an endangered plant species is one whose survival within the State or nation is in jeopardy. (Read more in this 2016 article from nj.gov)
Founded in 1969, The Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization devoted to acquiring open space for preservation, protecting natural resources, maintaining and extending trails and providing environmental education and working with other groups to support efforts to preserve and protect open space and the environment...
The Great Healthy Yard Project is an environmental non-profit organization working to improve and protect the quality of our drinking water in order to help our families lead healthier lives.
This publication is produced by Invasive.org, a joint project of The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology, The Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, The US Forest Service, USDA Identification Technology Program, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey’s citizens; protects New Jersey’s birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey’s valuable natural habitats.
Founded in 2013 by Edwina von Gal, the goal of the Perfect Earth Project is to raise consciousness about the dangers of synthetic lawn and garden chemicals to humans, animals, and the environment, and educate homeowners and professionals about natural, PRFCT (toxin-free) techniques that provide beautiful, safe results at no extra cost.
Rutgers Gardens cultivates inquisitive minds, great plants, and inspired gardening through educational exploration and enjoyment. It is a self-sustaining operation and relies on public support for maintaining the Gardens, purchasing equipment and materials, supporting salaries, and providing public programs. It is one of the few botanical gardens in the country that does not charge a visitor’s fee and is open 365 days a year.