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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

Tiny insect will have a huge impact on New Jersey

Protect New Jersey's Pine Barrens

Enjoy New Jersey's forests!

Maine-to-Florida urban trail celebrates 25 years

Rare plants and animals need help!

Ban offshore drilling and seismic testing off NJ coast!

Summertime and the digging is easy

Is the elusive bobcat here to stay?

NJ water supply plan rings alarm bells

NJ's Piedmont: Formed by volcanoes and erosion

Defend public health and safety in state budget

'Magical' early 17-year cicadas

June and open space: Perfect together

Hit the trails on June 3, National Trails Day

Socializing with nature

Preserve land - and state's in lieu of taxes program

New Jersey's 'marl' pits yield dinosaur discoveries

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!

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