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2/25/11   Volume XLIV, No. 8
Land is its own best advocate.  Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State’s spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved.  This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge! The Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge invites people to walk 100 miles across the state – from Trenton to New York City.  The idea springs from a partnership between the FreeWalkers ( w . . .
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2/18/11   Volume XLIV, No. 7
You may not be aware that the entire Garden State is part of greater Philadelphia’s “foodshed” – the region that supplies locally-grown food to the Philly metropolitan area. A newly-released “foodshed” plan underscores the need to protect and nurture the region’s local food supply system, something often taken for granted. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission just issued “Eating Here: Greater Philadelphia’s Food System . . .
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2/11/11   Volume XLIV, No. 6
If New Jersey, the most crowded state in the country, doesn’t pay attention to open space and clean air and water, “we can forget about creating any more jobs.” So said former Governor Tom Kean last October when asked to provide advice to Governor Christie on the environment of this state we’re in. Kean pointed out that a critical element in attracting and retaining employers and a skilled workforce is keeping the Garden State a desirable place to live . . .
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2/4/11   Volume XLIV, No. 5
When a plant or animal makes it onto the state’s threatened and endangered species list, it’s sad news with a silver lining. Sad news, because the listing means it’s in danger of extinction in New Jersey. Good news, because help is on the way to protect the species and its habitat. Without intervention, being on the list can be a death row sentence for many species. So the recent proposal of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to update its . . .
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POSTS

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

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

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