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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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, . . .
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POSTS

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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