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4/26/13   Volume XLVI, No. 17
If you looked for a list of the least exciting words in the English language, “infrastructure” would be near the top. Those four syllables can cure insomnia instantly. But a new report on our state’s infrastructure, released on Earth Day, is an eye-opener and a wake-up call. The report, “Facing Our Future: Infrastructure Investments Necessary for Economic Success,” describes how three of New Jersey’s crucial systems – water, . . .
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4/19/13   Volume XLVI, No. 16
The last time “Brood II” hatched, Bill Clinton was in the White House, Justin Bieber was in diapers, and there was no Google, Facebook, Twitter or Wikileaks! Brood II are periodical cicadas (the genus Magicicada), the Rip Van Winkle of insects, which emerge only once every 13 or 17 years. This brood has been snoozing underground since 1996! Within weeks – maybe by the time you read this – Brood II will be buzzing about and mating in the sky, ensuring . . .
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4/12/13   Volume XLVI, No. 15
It’s time to hit the trails and get “back to nature.” The benefits go far beyond pretty scenery and fresh air! Recent studies show that exercising outdoors beats the gym hands down. Psychologically, people simply feel better after spending time outside.  In studies, volunteers who exercised both indoors and outdoors said they felt more energetic, revitalized and engaged – and less tense, angry and depressed – after being outside. And . . .
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4/5/13   Volume XLVI, No. 14
For 200 million years, the Palisades have stood majestically over the Hudson River. These nearly-vertical cliffs carved by erosion have inspired artists for centuries. In 1983, they were designated a National Natural Landmark. But a day may come – and soon – when the only unspoiled views of the Palisades are found in art museums. LG Electronics USA, a South Korean manufacturer of appliances and home electronics, has proposed to build a 143-foot office high-rise in . . .
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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

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

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