Sustainable Jersey Art & Culture Actions

The links below provide a detailed overview of various Sustainable Jersey Action Items related to Arts & Creative Culture. Succesful implementation of each action iteam will result in the Borough of Oaklyn recieving points towards Sustainable Jersey Certification.

CERTIFY YOUR BACKYARD WITH                        THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION

Wednesday, March 4th (7PM) | Audubon Senior Center

Join Sustainable Audubon and The Oaklyn Green Team and learn how to certify your    backyard as a wildlife habitat using native plants, water, shelter, and sustainable practices. Creating a wildlife habitat garden to attract birds, butterflies, and other neighborhood wildlife is fun, rewarding, and makes a big difference. It’s easier than you might think. 

Special Guest Instructor: Stephen Coan, Horticulurist and Landscape Design Architect. Learn the proper techniques for: 

Food: Native plants provide food eaten by a variety of wildlife. Feeders can supplement natural food sources.

Water: All animals need water to survive, and some need it for bathing or breeding as well.

Cover: Wildlife need places to take shelter from bad weather and places to hide from predators or hunt for prey.

Places to Raise Young: Wildlife need resources to reproduce, and to protect and nourish their young.

Sustainable Practices: Maintain your yard or garden in natural ways to ensure soil, air, and water stay healthy and clean.