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1/30/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 5
As any doctor will tell you, too much salt in your diet is bad for your health. The same goes for salt on your local roads. Why? Because most road salt is sodium chloride, the same stuff that fills your kitchen salt shakers. Excess road salt washes into storm sewers, streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs and wells. From there, it can easily find its way into drinking water. “Road salt on the road keeps the roads safe in bad weather. Road salt off the road is toxic,” . . .
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1/23/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 4
“Keep close to Nature’s heart … and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Peace and tranquility are increasingly scarce, with our busy lives filled with the blaring noise and lights of multiple electronics. Fortunately, we still have nature … a perfect antidote to stress and overload. Studies show that spending even a few minutes in a natural outdoor . . .
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1/16/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 3
It was only 30 to 40 years ago that things were looking grim for bald eagles in this state we’re in. Populations were plummeting across the United States due to pesticides. Eagles had all but vanished from New Jersey, with just a single nesting pair from 1970 to 1980. But this iconic bird has made a remarkable comeback, thanks to a national ban on the pesticide DDT and the restoration efforts of wildlife biologists. By last year, New Jersey’s population was up to 156 . . .
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1/9/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 2
For over 54 years, Green Acres has stood as one of the state’s most popular and trusted programs, preserving hundreds of thousands of acres from High Point to Cape May. These lands belong to the public, New Jersey citizens, who have voted time and again to fund Green Acres parks, forests and trails. But this public trust is now in danger of being eroded, as the state weighs a proposal to sell off 80 acres of preserved land in Millville, Cumberland County, so it can be developed . . .
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1/2/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 1
It’s that time again, when the slate is wiped clean and we resolve to do things better in the new year. So how about resolving to reduce your impact on the Earth? It’s clear that major changes are needed worldwide in the way we use energy and natural resources. Bringing about sweeping changes may sound overwhelming, but individuals can and do make a difference! Never underestimate the impact one person can make by changing habits and committing to a greener . . .
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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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