10/25/13 Volume XLVI, No. 43
Which one doesn’t fit: The Palisades cliffs above the Hudson River, the City of Venice, the Sierra de Moeda mountains in Brazil, the island of Mozambique, rock cliffs in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, or a green oasis in the heart of developed Singapore? The answer is … they all fit!
All have been placed on the 2014 watch list of the World Monuments Fund, an organization devoted to saving important architectural and cultural heritage sites around the world.
Every . . .
10/18/13 Volume XLVI, No. 42
George “Dutch” Urban, an 89-year-old farmer, was seriously ill and couldn’t keep farming his 106-acre farm in Gloucester County, owned by his family since 1938.
Dutch’s farm was one of the last active farms in West Deptford, a town not far from Philadelphia, with high development pressure.
But in October 2012, just before he passed away, Dutch sold the development rights on his property to Gloucester County, thus preserving it as farmland . . .
10/11/13 Volume XLVI, No. 41
Did you know New Jersey’s state animal is the horse?
This state we’re in is home to about 42,000 horses. Throughout history, they have transported us, plowed fields, and carried us into battle.
While our relationship with horses has changed from utilitarian to pleasure, much has not changed: horses are still very much a part of our lives and our relationship with them ties us to the land.
Aside from the sheer pleasure and fun they give to horse . . .
10/2/13 Volume XLVI, No. 40
Any time is a good time to explore New Jersey’s great outdoors … and fall is especially glorious.
If you want to find out where to hike, bike, paddle, fish, bird-watch, hunt or visit historic sites, check your phone!
Over 60 percent of mobile phones are “smartphones,” and there’s been an explosion of new apps, or downloadable programs, for every purpose under the sun.
For outdoor lovers, these apps can help you find parks and trails, . . .