BPA Meeting - Wed Jan 24, 2024 at 7:30pm
Our meetings are virtual and open to anyone. Find out what's happening, provide input, become a volunteer. Let us know if you'd like to attend, and we'll send you a Zoom invitation.
Habitat Restoration - ongoing
Help the BPA, Morristown and Morris Township with invasives management and habitat restoration. Details and sign up.
Hikes in Jones Woods - throughout 2023
The BPA led family friendly walk in Jones Woods sponsored by Morris Township In Motion as part of their 2023 walks and biking events. Sign up for announcements.
Community Rock Snake - 2023
Burnie, the Burnham Park snake has taken up residence in Burnham Park and needs your help to grow. Paint your own rock and add it to Burnie, or add to his friend, Dewey the snake at the Morristown / Morris Twp Library. The Rock Snake is a joint community craft project of the Learning Express, Morristown / Twp Library and the Burnham Park Association.
Jones Woods Open Space Preservation - Oct 18, 2023
Morris Twp issued an ordinance for Open Space zoning of the 38 acres of Jones Woods which will allow these acres to be added to the NJ Recreation Open Space Inventory, insuring permanent protection as open space.
Burnham Park Family Fun Day - May 7, 2023 in Burnham Park, Morristown
75th Anniversary celebration in the Park with a commemorative ceremony with Morristown, Morris Twp and the Burnham heirs, children's games, watercolor workshop, flamingo scavenger hunt, two animal demos, guided walks, and refreshments.
BPA 75th Anniversary Then & Now Spotlight Event - April 19, 2023
The BPA held a celebratory event at the Morristown / Twp Library with presentations and exhibit on local history and future revitalization plans for the Burnham Park area. Co-sponsored by the Morristown / Twp Library.
Annual Native Plant Sale in May
The Great Swamp Watershed Association and partners - BPA, ten towns, community organizations - online sale of native perennials with guidance for planting pollinator gardens that thrive with minimal care.
Adopt a Spot in Burnham Park Summers 2022, 2021 and 2020
The BPA organized an Adopt a Spot clean up program in Burnham Park in collaboration with Morristown's Clean Communities. Volunteers selected weekly slots from for cleaning up litter. Smith Design on nearby Budd Street adopted the Burnham Park sign by planting flowers around it and maintaining them.
Burnham Park Arbor Day - June 20, 2022
BPA members gathered to commemorate 34 consecutive years of planting trees in Burnham Park. The BPA donated two native species swamp white oaks which were planted near the basketball court and baseball fields.
BioBlitz Morris Nature Festival June 2022 and 2021
The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee and the Morris County Park Commission collaborated on this free event focusing on environmental education, stewardship and community building. Activities for all ages included bird watching, naturalist walks, stream water assessment demonstrations, entertainment, food... and snakes! The BPA was a sponsor with members volunteering and exhibiting. In 2021, the BPA was honored with a plaque presented by the WRWAC.
You've Been Flocked - summer 2021
A non-native flock of birds migrated to the neighborhood, settling in different locations every week. Observant neighbors had fun locating guided by an online chart.
Morristown Arbor Day in Burnham Park May 2021
News Bee feature.
Movie Night, Wednesday, July 2019
Over 100 people gathered together to watch Dumbo at our first annual Free Movie Night held in Burnham Park, a collaboration of the Town of Morristown and the BPA.