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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Join Gloucester County for Earth Day Celebrations

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In preparation for Earth Day 2021, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will hold Earth Day Celebrations across the County.

Earth Day clean ups will take place on Saturday, April 24 at the following times and locations:

Scotland Run Park Clean Up

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

980 E. Academy Street

Clayton, NJ 08312

Annual Earth Day County Wide Celebration

8 a.m.

Chestnut Branch Park

561 Main St. 

Mantua, NJ 08051 

“Our two county clean ups provide a great opportunity to get out into the community and give back to our environment,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “It’s up to us to do our part to keep our planet safe. Come out and volunteer with your friends, neighbors and County Commissioners.”

The Scotland Run Park Clean Up will feature Gloucester County Naturalist and Rowan professor, Dr. Dan Duran, presenting how we can help regenerate the natural world starting with our own yards. Exhibitors will be present and will provide more information about how to be environmentally friendly.  

The Annual Earth Day County Wide Celebration will be hosted at Mantua’s Chestnut Branch Park this year. Attendees will receive their groups and clean up location upon arrival. Locations include: Mantua Twp., Pitman, Wenonah, Paulsboro, National Park and Greenwich Twp. This annual event is held in conjunction with the GCIA Clean Community Program to encourage residents to keep our county clean and environment safe. 

Please follow CDC and State recommendations of wearing masks and keeping 6 feet distance from others.

 

For more information, please visit www.gcianj.com or www.gloucestercountynj.gov.

 

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