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1/31/14   Volume XLVII, No. 5
There hasn’t been much to cheer about lately when it comes to upholding the laws, policies and rules that protect New Jersey’s environment. So let’s give a standing ovation to the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, led by Chairman Mark Lohbauer, for rejecting a proposal to lay a 22-mile natural gas pipeline through the environmentally-sensitive Pinelands Forest Area. In a January vote, the Commission blocked an end run around the policies and rules designed to . . .
1/24/14   Volume XLVII, No. 4
“Not being able to see the forest for the trees” means we’re focusing so much on small things that we don’t see the bigger picture. But sometimes the opposite is true … we see the forest but don’t comprehend the smaller components that make up a forest ecosystem. Bicyclist and author Michael Heffler, president of the Princeton Freewheelers cycling club, sees forests frequently during his rides through the wooded countryside of Central . . .
1/17/14   Volume XLVII, No. 3
With the advent of Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, the eyes of the nation will be on New Jersey’s Meadowlands. Predictably, New York will get the lion’s share of attention. Viewers across the country will see shots of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and other iconic New York area landmarks. But there’s a lot more to see in the Meadowlands than a three-hour football game! Why not take some time amid the Super Bowl hoopla to check out the amazing . . .
1/10/14   Volume XLVII, No. 2
New Jersey is a beautiful, green and fertile state – and a great place to live – just as it has been since its founding 350 years ago. In fact, it’s still known as the Garden State! What will the next few centuries bring? It’s clear that without vision and action, this state we’re in may not be such a wonderful place for future New Jerseyans. Here are some key steps to make sure New Jersey stays great. Keep preserving land, farms . . .
1/3/14   Volume XLVII, No. 1
“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” wrote Sir Isaac Newton, in a tip of his hat to earlier mathematicians upon whose work he built. New Jersey’s environmental movement has had its “giants,” and one of them was Richard J. Sullivan, who passed away in December at the age of 86. Richard was the first commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) after its official creation on Earth . . .


Vernal pools: Now you see 'em, now you don't

State targets illegal dumpers in parks and forests

Former governors and elected leaders stand up for environment

Join CSAs to support local farms, save money, eat better

Weather extremes may be New Jersey's new normal

Bald eagles and ospreys rebound in New Jersey

Pine Barrens prescribed fires: A renewal force

Take a walk on the bottom of the sea!

Energy efficiency saves money and land - and creates jobs!

The Pines of March

Trees are more social than you think!

New Jersey's geological 'layer cake'

Keeping the 'great' in Paterson's Great Falls

Some good news!

Take action to defend and protect land and water

Interested in ecology? Become a Rutgers Environmental Steward

2016 wins and losses for New Jersey's land and water

Kick off a healthy New Year with First Day hike

Energy infrastructure: the new sprawl

Two great books for connecting kids with nature

Why do some trees stay green while others lose their leaves?

Melting ice, rising seas, hotter planet

Our forests never sleep, even in winter!

Documentary brings Great Swamp battle back to life

Defending the land they loved

Four years after Sandy, rising sea levels predicted

New Jersey: Small state, big diversity

10 great natural areas for enjoying fall colors

Removing obsolete dams brings rivers back to life

Humpback whales a welcome sight off NJ coast

NJ wine industry boosts agritourism

For good health, bathe in a forest!

Let's NOT make a deal!

New Jersey's spectacular waterfalls

Urban trees boost health and land values

Blue Acres: A win-win for open space, owners of flooded homes

Get mosquitos to buzz off - naturally!

Flawed pipeline approval process needs reforms

Speak out for our Atlantic Ocean and coast!

Help Pokemon Go lead into outdoors and nature

NJ 4th in peaches; don't miss out on peach season!

Water, water everywhere - keep it safe to drink!

Growing beer in the Garden State

Celebrate NJ's Revolutionary War parks and open spaces on July 4

Override Governor's veto of open space bill

Taming the wild blueberry 100 years ago

Celebrate and take action during National Pollinator Week

Get on the Circuit for National Trails Day

New tax deduction would give boost to NJ non-profits

Best nature movies


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