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Union County Master Tree Stewards Visit Berkeley Heights Public Library

Union County, NJ – The Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Master Tree Stewards of Union County recently visited the Berkeley Heights Public Library with leaf rubbings, tree artifacts, guessing games, and more for children and parents. Supported in part by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Master Tree Stewards are trained volunteers who help thousands of Union County children learn about trees and tree care each year. To become a Master Tree Steward, contact 4-H Agent James Nichnadowicz, 908-654-9854

More information is available at the Union County website, Pictured (l-r): Stewards Dolores Batz- Culp, Ken Ilgaviziz, and Ann Cusack, helper Lucia Pizarro, Steward Mary Lou Mayfield, Children’s Librarian Laura Fuhro, Steward Linda Howe, Library Director Stephanie Bakos, and Steward Tina Helmstetter (not pictured: Steward Peggy Dendinger).

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