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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .