2/9/15 Volume XLV, No. 6
This state we’re in often gets a bad rap. New Jersey is known more for hairspray and concrete than natural wonders. But, in truth, our state’s diverse terrain – from the Delaware to the Atlantic, from High Point to Cape May – offers an amazing variety of outdoor hiking experiences.
Here’s my personal Top 10:
Franklin Parker Preserve: I’ll admit my bias: I’m a “Piney” and New Jersey . . .
2/23/12 Volume XLV, No. 8
If there’s one thing no one likes – except accountants – it’s doing tax returns. On the other hand, one thing that thrills just about everyone is glimpsing a bald eagle soaring overhead or perched atop a tall tree.
Did you know these seemingly unrelated things are actually closely linked?
A check-off box on New Jersey’s 1040 income tax form encourages residents to contribute part of their tax refunds to the New Jersey Endangered Wildlife Fund. . . .
2/16/12 Volume XLV, No. 7
Ask any biologist and they’ll tell you that invasive species stink. In the case of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, they really mean it! Chances are you’ve had the “pleasure” of meeting and smelling this latest invasive insect in your home.
The United States is home to several native bugs in the stink bug family, such as the common green stink bug (Acrosternum hilare). But the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) is a native . . .
2/2/12 Volume XLV, No. 5
Bird watchers are a unique breed. The hobby rewards patience, quiet and stillness… but get a group of birders together and it won’t be long before they’re chirping away about the birds they’ve seen, where to find certain species, and other bird-related esoterica.
But modern times call for modern means, and the New Jersey Audubon Society’s new “eBird Regional Portal” gives birders a 21st century tool. It’s . . .