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Balls collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Bottles collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Cans collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Cans collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Glass bottles collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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All of the plastic litter pictured here was collected from a small section of the Raritan River waterfront during the Our Plastic Waters clean up and eco-art workshop held as part of the Water Is Life Initiative.

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Plastic bottles collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Plastic one-gallon bottles collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Plastic debris collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Plastic straws collected along a quarter mile stretch of the Raritan River waterfront to be used to build eco-art sculptures by Our Plastic Waters program participants.

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Before the reception began, the Highland Park Police Department helped Raíces Cultural Center and the artists and collaborators on this initiative by sharing exhibit information on their electronic sign.

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Prints of original artwork by Christie Belcourt and Isaac Murdoch on display in a featured exhibit at Chamber 43 in Highland Park NJ during the Water Is Life exhibit series.

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Angela Lugo, herbalist and curandera, gives an herbal healing workshop in Highland Park, NJ.

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Angela Lugo presents an herbal workshop, Herbal Healing for Pain Relief, in Highland Park, NJ.

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Angela Lugo is an herbalist and curandera, and oversees all of Raíces Eco-Culture's Herbal Healing related programming.

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Bees moved over to their new home for Raíces Apiculture Initiative participant and supporter Susan Winkler.

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On a visit to a local beekeeper, John Yarnell. Here is Sue and John looking at an old bee box frame

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Fred Yarnell, beekeeper, looking at an old bee frame on a visit from Raíces Apiculture Initiative participants.

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Beekeeper Fred Yarnell standing in the greenhouse attached to his home. Mr. Yarnell welcomed the Raíces Apiculture Initiative for a visit to his home and apiary and talked to us about his beekeeping experiences and equipment.

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Styrofoam beehive bee box at beekeeper Fred Yarnell’s home. This particular box is in the Langstroth model, but the only wood components are the frames inside.

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Nucleus Hive: This is a starter Nuc that is already populated with a queen and bees. The population is later transitioned or split into a bee box/s.

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Frames from a nucleus hive ready to be smoked before moving them into a new bee box. Bee larvae can be seen in the center of the photograph.

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Susan Winkler, one of the first community members to contact Raíces regarding our Apiculture Initiative and to find out where to get her first bee colony and beekeeping equipment, preparing a new bee box for her bees.

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As part of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative, Raíces Co-Directors helped our friend and supporter Susan Winkler obtain and set up her first bee hive. Here, Francisco and Sue are moving nuc bee frames into new bee box.
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