The 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills they need to become competent, caring and contributing citizens of the world. This is accomplished by using the knowledge and resources of caring adults. The goals of the 4-H Youth Development Program are to:
•Provide informal, educational programs for youth in grades K–13 (one year out of high school).
•Encourage responsibility, community awareness and character development in youth.
•Strengthen skills for adults working with youth through publications and training.
•Improve community partnerships and collaborations.
Composting Workshops – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County and The Solid Waste Management Division are sponsoring composting workshops Wednesday, April 25, from 10 to 11:30 am and 6:30 to 8 pm at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater. A $50 registration fee includes attendance at a workshop, a compost bin and literature. Registration is required by April 18. For more information, contact SWM Manager Melissa Harvey at (908) 231-7109 or Harvey@co.somerset.nj.us or visit http://bit.ly/SCCompost to print a registration form to mail along with the registration fee.
Disposing of grass clippings is very costly and wasteful. Grass clippings are a major part of New Jersey’s municipal solid waste stream. As New Jersey residents, we are already helping to reduce the amount of waste we generate by recycling newspapers, plastics, glass cans and more. We can do more....