MyCentralJersey.com: Woodbridge EPA grant to aid education on wetlands
Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormacannounced the award of a $27,800 grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency that will fund a comprehensive Wetlands Restoration Education Project. Joining McCormac in the announcement on Tuesday were, left to right: Caroline Ehrlich, the mayor’s chief of staff and executive director of the Woodbridge Redevelopment Agency; David Wheeler, director of operations of Edison Wetlands Association; John A. Crowe, superintendent of the township school district; Lois Rotella, the district’s assistant superintendent, and Robert Cornez, project manager of environmental remediation of El Paso Corp., owners of the property on which the wetlands will be restored.
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The $37,000 project will establish a series of wetlands education seminars, programs and tours coordinated by the Edison Wetlands Association in partnership with Woodbridge Township high school students, science faculty and members of the Woodbridge Youth Leadership Council, McCormick said.