Montclair butterfly release a colorful call for sustainability (PHOTOS)

Environmentalists call for biodiversity, reductions in lawns.

Favorite flowers, season by season (Gardening for Life)

Environmental activist Jose German-Gomez recommends "working with rather than against nature."

It’s transition time for backyard birds (What’s in Your Backyard)

It would be interesting to read the minds of some of the local birds to understand how they select their nesting sites.

How to enjoy the swarms of cicadas coming to Montclair

Also, we've got a recipe for fried and battered cicada.

Presby Irises set to bloom mid-May

Today, the gardens contain 1,500 different iris varieties, some older than 150 years.

Montclairians are helping to save the bees

Apiaries are being welcomed at public and community gardens in Montclair to help rejuvenate the honey bee population and pollinate the fruit and vegetable gardens planted there.

Montclairians spend the weekend cleaning up their parks for Earth Day

This past weekend, April 24 and 25, over 400 Montclair residents came out to 15 parks and green spaces across all four wards to celebrate Montclair Earth Day Parks Appreciation Weekend. 

Getting your thumb to go green (Gardening for Life)

If you are one those people who say, “Every plant I touch dies,” stop blaming yourself!

Volunteers will clean Montclair parks for Earth Day

The multi-site cleanup effort will cap off a week of activities aimed at educating Montclair residents about being stewards of their local environment.

The red fox: Montclair’s cutest carnivore (What’s in Your Backyard)

By DAVID WASMUTH For Montclair LocalSly and cunning are two common descriptors. It has even given us the term “outfox.” It’s hard to think of another animal so associated with intelligent deception, but does the...