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Apr
14
3:00 PM15:00

TerraCycle Presentation hosted by Friends of Princeton Open Space

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Friends of Princeton Open Space, a nonprofit devoted to preservation and stewardship of land in Princeton, will host their annual meeting featuring speakers, Alicia Forero and Lexus Woznicki of TerraCycle. They will speak about the LOOP system presented at the Davos Economic Conference, which substitutes durable, reusable or completely recyclable product packaging for our current wasteful and increasingly unworkable system.

Attendance is free, however, there are a limited amount of seats available. Please help us plan for attendance by reserving your ticket via Eventbrite by April 12, 2019. 

Refreshments will be served.

For information about Friends of Princeton Open Space, please visit fopos.org. For questions, please email info@fopos.org. 

photo credit: TerraCycle

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The Great Healthy Yard Project
Mar
3
4:00 PM16:00

The Great Healthy Yard Project

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Friends of Princeton of Open Space present: 
The Great Healthy Yard Project

Mountain Lakes House
57 Mountain Avenue || Princeton
Sunday, March 3 || 4-6PM


Join Friends of Princeton Open Space for an event hosting Dr. Diane Lewis, founder of The Great Healthy Yard Project. Dr. Lewis will speak about the threats posed by commercial pesticides and fertilizers to our families and our water supply, and about achieving the goal of beautiful yards without synthetic fertilizers. She will answer questions and autograph copies of her book, which will be available for purchase.

$40/pp includes wine, craft beer and light hors d’oeuvres
Pre-registration via Eventbrite.com* is required to attend 

This event benefits Friends of Princeton Open Space, a nonprofit organization devoted to preservation and stewardship of land in Princeton. 

For questions about this event, please email info@fopos.org. For information about Friends of Princeton Open Space, please visit fopos.org.

We gratefully acknowledge supporter Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


*If online pre-registration is not possible, we will accept a check ($40 per person) made payable to:
Friends of Princeton Open Space
with an attached note indicating your name, address, phone number and email address.  
Mailed by February 25 to:
Friends of Princeton Open Space
PO Box 374
Princeton, NJ 08542

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Nov
23
1:00 PM13:00

#OptOutside with Friends of Princeton Open Space

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Join us for our annual #OptOutside event at the Mountain Lakes House in the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton.

OptOutside is a movement to encourage people to spend time in nature rather than crowded stores Black Friday shopping the day after Thanksgiving. The community is invited to the Mountain Lakes House to enjoy nature-themed art activities, live music, cider and snacks from 1:00PM to 3:00PM. Trail maps will be available for walks and hikes before or after the event. All ages are welcome to this free, rain or shine event.

While this event is free, please pre-register via Eventbrite.com to help us plan for attendance. There is no need to print your ticket. 

November 23 is also the kick-off of the Friends of Princeton Open Space annual Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest. Professional and amateur photographers alike, are encouraged to take their best shot of all that the Mountain Lakes Preserve has to offer, and submit a photo for a chance to win nature-themed prizes.

Files must be in JPG format. Any aspect ratio is acceptable, but please size the file so that the longest dimension is 1500 pixels and set the quality to “high.” Filenames MUST include photographer's name and name of image: JoeSmith-Oak tree.jpg. In order to ensure anonymous judging, please include no signatures or watermarks that would reveal the name of the photographer on the photo itself. Entries must be submitted by midnight, December 15, 2018, via email to info@fopos.org, with “Photo Contest” in the subject line.

Winners will be contacted by January 15, 2019. The photographer retains full copyright to his or her images. However, participation in the contest requires the contestant to give Friends of Princeton Open Space permission to use the photographs without compensation on the website as well as in news releases which may appear in print or on third party websites for the purpose of publicizing the contest. Friends of Princeton Open Space will always include the photographer's name when using a photograph for any purpose.

For more information about FOPOS, please visit fopos.org. For those interested in volunteer opportunities or questions about the event or photo contest, please contact info@fopos.org.

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Nov
23
to Dec 15

Photo Contest: Give Thanks For Nature

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November 23 is also the kick-off of the Friends of Princeton Open Space annual Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest. Professional and amateur photographers alike, are encouraged to take their best shot of all that the Mountain Lakes Preserve has to offer, and submit a photo for a chance to win nature-themed prizes.

Files must be in JPG format. Any aspect ratio is acceptable, but please size the file so that the longest dimension is 1500 pixels and set the quality to “high.” Filenames MUST include photographer's name and name of image: JoeSmith-Oak tree.jpg. In order to ensure anonymous judging, please include no signatures or watermarks that would reveal the name of the photographer on the photo itself. Entries must be submitted by midnight, December 15, 2018, via email to info@fopos.org, with “Photo Contest” in the subject line.

Winners will be contacted by January 15, 2019. The photographer retains full copyright to his or her images. However, participation in the contest requires the contestant to give Friends of Princeton Open Space permission to use the photographs without compensation on the website as well as in news releases which may appear in print or on third party websites for the purpose of publicizing the contest. Friends of Princeton Open Space will always include the photographer's name when using a photograph for any purpose. A special thanks to REI for donating the prizes for contest winners!

For questions, please contact info@fopos.org.

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