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Still Time to Join the Union County Master Tree Stewards

The Master Tree Stewards of Union County are still accepting applications for fall training sessions. Enjoying a visit to Stokes State Forest are (r to l) Mary Krauss of New Providence, Ann Cusack of Cranford, Linda Howe of New Providence, Union County 4-H Agent James Nichnadowicz; Jerry Petz of Cranford (kneeling), Sheila Godbee of Elizabeth, Bob and Ellen Trasente of Chatham, Mary Lou Mayfield of Union, and Carmine and Ed Santoriello of Chatham. Rutgers-certified Master Tree Stewards help teach youngsters about the importance of trees and perform other community service projects.  No prior experience with trees is required. For more information call the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County, 908-654-9854 or visit

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Cooperating Agencies: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity program provider and employer. Contact the Union County Extension office for information regarding special needs or accommodations. Contact the State Extension Director’s office if you have concerns related to discrimination, 732-932-5000, ext. 584.