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1/29/16   Volume XLIX, No. 4
Chances are you’ve never heard of Donald Kirchhoffer, who passed away on January 10 at the age of 93. Don was many things in his life, including a Navy torpedo man during World War II and a corporate human resources executive at RCA for nearly three decades. But his love of the land – especially the Pine Barrens, the place he called home for many years –led Don to a vital second career as a conservation advocate. While many people settle into a . . .
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1/22/16   Volume XLIX, No. 3
Whether the real estate market goes up or down, open land remains a hot commodity in Garlic Grove, Cauliflower Corner, Tomatoville and Rutabaga Ridge. These are but a few of the “neighborhoods” in the huge community garden at Duke Farms in Hillsborough.  At 462 plots, it’s the nation’s largest allotment-style community garden … and almost a town unto itself! Duke Farms announced in early January that it was opening up plots in its community . . .
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1/15/16   Volume XLIX, No. 2
The New Jersey Legislature’s “lame duck” session ended on Jan. 11 with a mixed bag of gains and losses for the environment and conservation. Steps forward: Legislators blocked rule changes that would have rolled back the state’s water quality and flood control protections. The new rules were proposed last summer, ostensibly to streamline unwieldy state regulations. But it quickly became clear that they would go far beyond that and would weaken . . .
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1/8/16   Volume XLIX, No. 1
Why would you use less energy? To save money? To simplify your life? To reduce greenhouse gas emissions? These are all good reasons, and they all go hand-in-hand. Energy efficiency and conservation, along with a shift to clean sources of energy, is one of the most important issues facing us today. Many states are embracing energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. For example,  the Maryland Public Service Commission . . .
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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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