Who’s That at My Feeder?

Register Online The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites families and bird lovers of all ages to come and enjoy “Who is That at My Feeder,” an interactive indoor/outdoor learning experience featuring local bird species, at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside, on Saturday, May…

Gardens

  Visit ucnj.org/parks-activities for an alphabetical list of all Union County parks with maps and directions. Union County Awards Grants for School and Community Gardens The Henry S. Chatfield Memorial Garden at Warinanco Park is a showcase for sustainable flower gardening. It includes a variety of fragrant perennial plantings that attract butterflies and other pollinators.…

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County

The Union County Board of County Commissioners would like to announce that the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County program is now recruiting for its 35th class. Gardeners of all levels can sharpen and practice their skills while giving back to the community by joining the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County. “The Master Gardeners…

Women’s History Month 2024

Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners, through the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs is pleased to announce a live speaking event titled “One Woman’s Journey as an Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” featuring McCarter & English attorney Simone…

Funding Opportunities

The Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs administers three Union County grant programs: Union County HEART Grant This grant funds history, arts, and education programs. Open to organizations and individuals.  The application period for 2024 funding is closed. For questions about this program, contact Nicole DeAugustine: ndeaugustine@ucnj.org or 908-558-2563. Union County History Grant This program…

Recycling

Recycling Programs for all County Residents Pumpkin Recycling Program Union County Holds Special “Beyond the Bin” Recycling Event This Fall The Union County Board of County Commissioners will be holding a special recycling event called Beyond the Bin on Saturday, November 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at the Union County Vocational Technical School in…

Where do Journalism and Poetry Meet

In celebration of National Poetry Month 2023, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to present a talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and poet Tina Kelley, on the intersection of journalism and poetry. The event will take place at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Arts Center Carriage House at 135 Watson Road in…

Trails

Sensory Friendly Trail The Watchung Reservation Sensory Friendly Trail opened in 2018 as the first of its kind in the Union County and the most extensive one in the nation. The Sensory Friendly Trail is accessible to all visitors, and is designed with various features that enable persons with disabilities and special needs to experience…

Student Training & Enrichment Program

Union County to hold its first-ever “Stepping Up to Mental Health Summit” on May 18th The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that the UC STEP Civic Engagement Project for this year will be a “Stepping Up to Mental Health Summit.” Unlike previous years, Union County has decided to combine all…

Professional Standards / Internal Affairs

About the Unit The Union County Police Department is dedicated to providing the best possible police service to the citizens it serves. The Internal Affairs Unit of the Union County Police Department is responsible for ensuring that members of the Police Department meet the highest standards of professional conduct, integrity and ethical performance. The office…