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Earth Day, Every Day Webinar Series: E2D2 In The City! Safe Soils for Urban Gardening

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The soil in older, urban neighborhoods can be contaminated with lead. Gardening in the city can be done safely, but there are steps everyone should take to reduce their exposure to lead, especially while gardening with children. Learn the basics of soil contamination with Michele Bakacs, Associate Professor and Extension Agent at Rutgers and best practices for having safe soil while gardening.

Our Earth Day, Every Day webinar series (lovingly called #E2D2) focuses on steps everyone can take to protect the environment. We can all do our part to take actions that make our homes more sustainable, from environmentally-friendly lawn care, to recycling, to conducting a home energy audit.

New this fall… E2D2 in the City!
Our last 3 sessions will focus in on specific issues affecting our cities and urban communities. Learn about safe practices for urban soil, combined sewer overflows, and urban wildlife.

Join us on Mondays at 6:30pm to learn from experts at Rutgers Cooperative Extension. These live, interactive sessions are approximately 1 hour. To join you need either a computer, tablet, or smartphone with speakers. Sessions are provided via Zoom. These sessions are free, but you must register to participate.

Remaining sessions:
10/18/21 – E2D2 In The City! The Past, Present, and Future of Combined Sewers in New Jersey
10/25/21 – E2D2 In The City! RU Wildlife Wise: Successfully Navigating the Urban Wild


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Event Type

Industry & Academic Experts