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MEVO Stands with Chief Dwaine Perry

Observe MEVO Founder Eric Fuchs-Stengel and 2014 Summer Earth Crew Leader Ryan Martens stand with Chief Dwaine Perry of the Ramapough Luunape Nation. All are celebrating both the completion of a successful trash clean-up at Stag Hill and MEVO's reception of the honor of "Keepers of the Pass".

MEVO is determined to stop the illegal dumping on Stag Hill once and for all. We have another major clean-up this week with the Bergen County Parks service. Details are below:…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 8, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

A Thank You to the Ramapough Luunape Nation

We would like to thank the Ramapough Lunappe Nation for honoring founder Eric Fuchs-Stengel and MEVO as "Keepers of the Pass" for our work removing illegal trash dumping from the community of Stag Hill. We appreciate this honor.

MEVO will be doing another clean-up with the Bergen County Parks Service this Wendesday, September 10th. Details are below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/287489698117981/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 7, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

MEVO is in the New Jersey Monthly!

MEVO has received another honor. We have been featured in the New Jersey Monthly magazine, in their September 2014 issue!

What more needs to be said?…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 21, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

What Do You Know About Water Conservation?

Hey! Do you know about storm water management, water resource protection, and smart irrigation using rain barrels? Well this Wednesday, August 20th, MEVO is hosting a workshop with the organization United Water covering all these topics.

Participants in this workshop will also receive a voucher for a FREE rain barrel. So if you want to learn how to conserve water, spend some time with MEVO!

Event details are below:…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 18, 2014 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Get Free Rain Barrels at a Workshop this Wednesday

Do you want to learn about water conservation and to how use rain barrels to get water fresh from the sky? MEVO is hosting a workshop with United Water this Wednesday, that will teach you all about that! All participants in the workshop will also receive a FREE rain barrel.

Space is limited, so RSVP now. Details are below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/316099848571635/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 17, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments

Eric Fuchs-Stengel Wants to Take Out the Trash

MEVO would like to introduce you to the man behind our last stand at Stag Hill this Saturday, Eric Fuchs-Stengel.

Eric is the Executive Director of MEVO and he has worked for over three years to stand up to the illegal dumping and pollution at Stag Hill. He is determined to stop the pollution and dumping there once and for all.

So, if you believe like Eric that enough is enough, LIKE and SHARE this photo, and spread the word about MEVO’s last stand of the summer at Stag…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 14, 2014 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Environmental Justice at Stag Hill

MEVO would like to introduce you to Jessica Aleman, MEVO’s Farm Crew Leader for Summer 2014. Jessica is studying Environmental Studies and Music at Skidmore College and she is currently finishing up an independent study on environmental justice in the NY Hudson Region.

This Saturday, Jessica and all the other summer crew interns for the summer will be taking a stand against the pollution at Stag Hill. Won’t you join them?…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 13, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

A Thank You to the Ramapough Lenape Nation

MEVO would like to dedicate this post to the Ramapough Lunaape Nation, who have worked with us for over three years to clean-up the illegal trash dumping on Stag Hill.

On behalf of MEVO and all our volunteers we’d like to say: THANK YOU. Thank you for your support and your dedication in working with MEVO to make sure that Stag Hill is not a place for polluting anymore.

We look forward to seeing the Ramapough Lenape and MEVO take a stand against trash this Saturday.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 12, 2014 at 9:04pm — No Comments

A Thank You to the Ramapough Lenape Nation

MEVO would like to dedicate this post to the Ramapough Lunaape Nation, who have worked with us for over three years to clean-up the illegal trash dumping on Stag Hill.

On behalf of MEVO and all our volunteers we’d like to say: THANK YOU. Thank you for your support and your dedication in working with MEVO to make sure that Stag Hill is not a place for polluting anymore.

We look forward to seeing the Ramapough Lenape and MEVO take a stand against trash this Saturday.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 12, 2014 at 9:04pm — No Comments

The Last Stand of Ryan Martens

Observe Ryan Martens, the volunteer in the white shirt at the center of this photo.

Who is Ryan, you ask? He’s a MEVO Earth Crew Leader, environmental volunteer extraordinaire, and someone who is no longer putting up with the illegal trash dumping going on at Stag Hill.

So he’s taking a last stand against this trash dumping this summer with all the other MEVO Summer Crew Interns, this Saturday August 16th. It will be the last MEVO clean-up at Stag hill for the summer.

So who…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 11, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments

The Big One is Coming

MEVO Haiku:

On this Saturday

MEVO’s last stand against trash

Will be Happening…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 10, 2014 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Why Are These Volunteers So Excited?

What are these MEVO volunteers so excited about? The chance to find and take out illegal trash dumping out of Stag Hill, of course!

You can expect to see some of these volunteers at this Saturday’s Map the Trash event at Stag Hill, where they will be using GPS to find illegal dumping sites and off-roading trails. So won’t you join them in mapping out the trash?

Details for the event are below:…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on August 1, 2014 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Mapping the Geography of Pollution at Stag Hill

MEVO is going to do some map making at Stag Hill this Saturday! We will be hiking around Stag Hill to map the illegal dumping and off roading sites within the area, using the GPS on our smart phones.

So join us for an afternoon of hiking, GPS, and drawing out the geography of pollution at Stag Hill. Details are in the link below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/258879937634522/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 31, 2014 at 6:39pm — No Comments

MEVO Met Governor Christie's Wife

MEVO just met Governor Chris Christie’s wife today! Mrs. Christie stopped by MEVO’s BCC Farm to honor MEVO Executive Director Eric Fuchs-Stengel with a New Jersey Hero Award. Thank you Mrs. Christie for the most excellent recognition!

An article describing the details of the event can be found below:…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 29, 2014 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Eric Fuchs-Stengel vs Environmental Pollution

MEVO Executive Director, environmental activist, and all around lover of nature, Eric Fuchs-Stengel is not happy with environmental pollution. Especially at Stag Hill, where there has been a ton of illegal trash dumping and pollution for many years.

So this Saturday, Eric and MEVO are taking a stand against the pollution in Stag Hill with the "Bash the Trash" clean-up. At this clean-up he will be leading over a 100 volunteers against pollution. Will you be one of them?

Details…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 23, 2014 at 7:09pm — No Comments

100 Environmental Volunteers. Saturday.

There's trash in the woods of Stag Hill from toxic lead sludge, to the rusted out bodies of old cars. MEVO is not allowing this trash in our woods anymore.

We want 100 Volunteers. This Saturday. To join MEVO in it's biggest Stag Hill clean-up to date. Will you be one of them?

For more details, sign up on the link below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/247160825483025/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 22, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Won't You Join MEVO in Building a Hiking Trail?

MEVO is doing good work at the MacMillan Trail at Ramapo Reservation tomorrow, to create a trail for everyone to enjoy. The event will go from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and we will meet at the entrance to the Ramapo Reservation.

Won’t you join us in building a beautiful hiking trail?…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 20, 2014 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Help MEVO Clean-Up a Hiking Trail

The clean ups just keep on coming. MEVO is going to be working at the MacMillan Trail at Ramapo Reservation, this Monday July 21st and this Thursday July 24th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will be meeting at the Ramapo Reservation entrance.

So join us this Monday and Thursday, to create a low impact hiking trail for all of us to enjoy!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 19, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Another Chance to Clean Up Stag Hill

MEVO has another Stag Hill clean-up coming up this Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm to remove some more illegal dumping from the area.

Where will we be meeting? 189 Stag Hill Road, at the Ramapough Lenape Community Center.

What do you need to bring? Some lunch, some water, some clothes you want to get dirty, and a willingness to help. There is a lot more cleaning up needed.

We hope to see you on Saturday!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 16, 2014 at 7:45pm — No Comments

A Thank You to All Our Volunteers

The great week of MEVO clean-ups is OVER! We’d like to thank all the volunteers that helped take out the trash and illegal dumping out of our communities.

We have many more chances for you to clean-up your community this summer, so stay tuned!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on July 13, 2014 at 1:20pm — No Comments

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