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1/25/13   Volume XLVI, No. 4
When President Obama referred to “our national treasure” during his inauguration speech, he wasn’t talking about the gold in Fort Knox. He was referring to something far more precious, something “green” rather than gold: “our forests and waterways, our croplands and snowcapped peaks.” In addition to providing clean water and air and fresh food, these open lands play a crucial role in mitigating the impacts of global climate . . .
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1/18/13   Volume XLVI, No. 3
Humans weren’t the only ones shaken up when Superstorm Sandy tore through New Jersey last fall. Wind, waves and storm surge re-sculpted much of the state’s coastline, with potentially disastrous consequences for two of our state’s iconic critters: horseshoe crabs and the Red Knot sandpipers whose lives depend on them. The Red Knot is the ultra-marathoner of shore birds, migrating each spring from one end of the Earth to the other, from its winter home in Tierra del . . .
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1/11/13   Volume XLVI, No. 2
For an area with little good news since Superstorm Sandy, it was a symbolic victory this week when the beach town of Belmar drove in the first piling to reconstruct its boardwalk. Governor Christie was on site, along with TV network news cameras. It’s the start of a massive effort to get the Belmar boardwalk rebuilt in time for Memorial Day, and a clear signal that the Jersey Shore is down but not out. Belmar should be cheered for its can-do spirit … as well as . . .
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1/4/13   Volume XLVI, No. 1
January is named for Janus, the ancient Roman god of beginnings and transitions. Just as the two-faced Janus looks ahead as well as behind, so can gardeners, farmers and food lovers … to the beginning of a new growing season. It’s not that far away! One great way to look ahead to spring is by attending the annual Food & Agriculture Winter Conference on January 25-27, sponsored by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey, or NOFA-NJ for . . .
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POSTS

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

A green agenda for Governor-elect Murphy

Life, liberty ... and a clean environment

New Jersey's aging water infrastructure

The land before time: NJ's Kittatinny Ridge & Valley

While bats hibernate, scientists hope for survival

Natural Resource Damages fund new parks and preserves

Save menhaden, a humble but mighty fish

Ballot question approval would lock in environmental funds

Sandy Millspaugh: Conservation Trailblazer

Extreme hurricanes highlight concerns about climate change

'Head start' for corn snakes

Protecting the Highlands - it's the water

When you could walk from New Jersey to Morocco

A bold plan for the planet

New Jersey's energy future at a crossroads

Tiny insect will have a huge impact on New Jersey

Protect New Jersey's Pine Barrens

Enjoy New Jersey's forests!

Maine-to-Florida urban trail celebrates 25 years

Rare plants and animals need help!

Ban offshore drilling and seismic testing off NJ coast!

Summertime and the digging is easy

Is the elusive bobcat here to stay?

NJ water supply plan rings alarm bells

NJ's Piedmont: Formed by volcanoes and erosion

Defend public health and safety in state budget

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