New Jersey Forest Service Nursery, Jackson, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover
N 40° 05.954 W 074° 19.010
18T E 558230 N 4438994
Quick Description: Off E Veterans Highway in Jackson, New Jersey, 660 acres make up the Forest Resource Education Center, with 45 acres set aside for the propagation and production of seedlings for reforestation and other forestry programs.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2008 3:27:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM4ETJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 61

Long Description:
The small entrance to this education center is located at 370 E Veterans Highway. A Smokey Bear sign guards the entrance.

Inside, visitors can hike, bike or even take horses through interprative, learning trails, aimed at educating about the native plants and animals of New Jersey, and educating on the continuing efforts of reforestation.

Many greenhouses are here, producing nearly 300,000 seedlings yearly for replanting programs. Tours of the greenhouses are avilable, and demonstrations on Wildlife Habitat Gardening, acorn planting, pruning techniques and even beekeeping!

This is a great effort of the Forestry Service to increase awareness and encourage volunteerism for the conservation of our forests.

To learn more about the educational programs, interprative trails or demonstartions, visit the resource center's website : (visit link)
Type of Greenhouse: Other

If you selected Other - describe it.: New Jersey Forest Service Nursery

Type of Cover: Temporary cover

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Traditional - vertical walls and a gable roof

Unique features: Educational Tours and Demonstrations

If you selected Other shape please describe it: Not listed

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