Earth Day Activities

Earth Day MREC

The Monmouth County Park System celebrates Earth Day with enthusiasm every year, and this year is no exception. From cleanups to plantings to nature walks, it’s time for people to get outside and interact with your local environment.
Earth Day Open House   
Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.    
The Park System invites families and friends of all ages to celebrate Earth Day at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center. Events include guided nature walks, live animal presentations, and nature crafts. Plus, local nature organizations will be on hand to provide information.
Beach Cleanups and Beach Combing   
Sunday, April 21   
Help us clean our coastline of trash and debris while discovering more about local shellfish and shells.
Earth Day Shore Planting   
Monday, April 22 from 5-6:30 p.m.  
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth
Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to flex your green thumbs and plant some trees to help us restore our native maritime forest. By planting native plants, your actions will provide valuable food and shelter for local wildlife! Plants are in limited supply so this program will be under a first come first serve basis.