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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 . . .
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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. . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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POSTS

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

While bats hibernate, scientists hope for survival

Natural Resource Damages fund new parks and preserves

Save menhaden, a humble but mighty fish

Ballot question approval would lock in environmental funds

Sandy Millspaugh: Conservation Trailblazer

Extreme hurricanes highlight concerns about climate change

'Head start' for corn snakes

Protecting the Highlands - it's the water

When you could walk from New Jersey to Morocco

A bold plan for the planet

New Jersey's energy future at a crossroads

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!

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