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1/28/11   Volume XLIV, No. 4
Climate change is a hot topic. If we could harness all the energy and hot air that’s been devoted to debating climate change, we would solve the problem overnight!  But until then, by far the best way to combat climate change is energy conservation.  While current data demonstrates conclusively that climate change is real and that human activities are having an impact, some folks remain doubtful. But even the doubters can become energy conscious. Take . . .
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1/21/11   Volume XLIV, No. 3
People who make an impact are sometimes called “rainmakers.”  But how about those who measure the rain? Knowledge about rain and snow patterns in New Jersey is power! New Jersey needs volunteers to measure and log local precipitation data. You can volunteer through the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, a unique, national, non-profit group of volunteers who measure and map precipitation in its various forms – rain, hail and snow. The . . .
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1/14/11   Volume XLIV, No. 2
Many of New Jersey’s senior citizens migrate south in the winter.  In contrast to the “snow birds,” one venerable Red-tailed Hawk from New Jersey was recently found to be the oldest living of its species in the world!  She’s a happy reminder that many raptors are experiencing a comeback in this state we’re in. Red-tailed Hawks are among the most common hawks in North America. They look like raptors should look, with broad, rounded wings and a . . .
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1/7/11   Volume XLIV, No. 1
New Jersey rocks!  And I’m not talking about Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Smithereens or even the Fugees.  I’m talking about the bedrock that forms the foundation of this state we’re in!  A recent study found that New Jersey’s rocks are older than previously thought. The new knowledge gives us ever more reason to protect and preserve the New Jersey Highlands. Geologists have long known that the Highlands region spanning northern New . . .
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POSTS

Hard cider in the Garden State

Turkey Time

American shad return to New Jersey river after 173 years

Act now to avoid worst climate impacts

NJ Natural Lands Trust celebrates 50 years

Must love bats!

Move and improve your health!

Renewable energy: Save money and our land, water, air and health

Speak up for endangered species!

Save the bugs!

Check out New Jersey's fall bird migration

A little bit of respect...for native plants!

Explore New Jersey's wildflower meadows

All aboard floating classrooms

Catch the Perseids meteor shower!

Check out the 'fun' in fungi

Too hot to think? Studies shows heat affects your brain

Love NJ's outdoors? Take action now!

New Jersey's official reptile, the bog turtle

Sea level rise and New Jersey: Not perfect together

These New Jersey plants have an appetite for insects

Explore the Pine Barrens through paddles, hikes and tours

Like to jog? 'Plog' instead and keep NJ clean

Love Jersey fruit? Thank our native pollinators!

Good news for globally rare swamp pink lilies

Say cheese! Remote cameras aid wildlife research

Begone, single-use plastic bags!

3,000 birds and counting for 'bluebird grandfather'

The Pine Barrens gets some help from its friends

A clean energy future for New Jersey

Cowtown and rare grassland birds, perfect together

Fight light pollution during International Dark Sky Week

New film tells story of how Petty's Island was saved

Ten years of nipping invasive species in the bud

Welcome spring in a county park

Go for a walk and feel better!

Grab a friend and go outside

Recycle your way to zero waste!

Last call for winter wildlife watching on Jersey coast

Without its 'understory' layer, the forest will collapse

From whale songs to poetry, a remarkable journey

A cleaner, greener New Jersey

Let's keep New Jersey the Garden State, not the Pipeline State

New Jersey's winter hikes

'Trees don't vote' but Byrne saved Pine Barrens anyway

Governor-elect Murphy should set new course on the environment

Protect soils to keep the garden in our state

Clean, plentiful water is New Jersey's lifeblood

A breath of fresh air for New Jersey?

Keep Liberty State Park free and open

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