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Seth Boyden Wins New Jersey PTA Environmental Awareness Award

Seth Boyden will be honored later this month at the 2019 NJPTA Leadership Convention for our amazing Outdoor Learning Center and Children’s Arboretum. The years of hard work that our community has put into these amazing natural features at our school have earned us this year’s New Jersey PTA Environmental Awareness Award.

 

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Year-End Garden Clean-Up

arboretum last tree plantedThe last three trees were planted in the Arboretum this weekend — two willow oaks and a chestnut. With this, the Arboretum is complete!

But we still need help to maintain our wonderful outdoor space. We are planning a year-end garden cleanup event for Saturday, June 16, from 9am to 1pm.

Sign up!

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Photos From the Arboretum Grand Opening

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Garden and Arboretum Workdays

benches at arboretum trailheadWe need some help wrapping up two fun projects this weekend, April 21 and 22. If you have any amount of time to help out (no amount is too small), come out and bring the kids!

You can volunteer on Sign Up Genius. If you have questions, contact Matthias Ebinger at 646-477-8341.

In the Garden

raised cedar planters in gardenEagle Scout Joe Badre built brand new cedar raised garden beds. This weekend we will be helping his troop fill them with soil. We will also be finalizing the new drip-irrigation and installing the garden’s farm bell.

Children’s Arboretum Grand Opening

All 120 trees now have fun-fact tree markers, we have built a new sitting area at the Children’s Arboretum Trailhead in the front of the school. The signage will be mounted this weekend on the trailheads and along the Nature Story Trail.

What to Bring

  • Wheelbarrows
  • Shovels
  • Adult sized gloves
  • Snacks/drinks to share
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Come to Our Arboretum Grand Opening on April 27!

work weekend in the outdoor learning centerEveryone in the Seth Boyden community is invited to the grand opening of our Children’s Arboretum on Friday, April 27, at 9am. We’ll gather in the Seth Boyden backyard, and we hope to see you there!

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Remaining Tree Markers Installed on Busy Workday