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6/28/13   Volume XLVI, No. 26
If your idea of summer paradise is lounging on a beach, soaking up sun and snoozing in the ocean breezes, stop reading now! But if you think any vacation that involves sitting around (or lying prone) in the sand is just plain B-O-R-I-N-G, read on! Physically active folks looking for a fun and rewarding outdoor vacation may want to consider a volunteer conservation trip. These unique vacations combine camping in national or state parks with service projects to help beautify . . .
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6/19/13   Volume XLVI, No. 25
Huge Jersey blueberries are one of summer’s greatest pleasures, and a fruit we take for granted. You may not know that today’s blueberries came directly from wild blueberry bushes in the Pine Barrens!  In fact, blueberries are one of the few, if not only, fruits that were cultivated from wild plants within one human generation. The taming of the wild blueberry came about, in large part, due to the pioneering work of Elizabeth Coleman White, nicknamed New . . .
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6/14/13   Volume XLVI, No. 24
We New Jerseyans are perpetually enthusiastic about preserving open space, farmland, parks and historic sites. Thirteen consecutive times since 1961, citizens in this state we’re in have voted to fund the Garden State’s preservation programs.  These programs have been hugely successful and have become a national model! The most recent Green Acres referendum was in 2009, when voters endorsed a $400 million bond question. But that money has run out … . . .
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6/7/13   Volume XLVI, No. 23
Many folks view politicians with a jaundiced eye, and there’s plenty of evidence to justify their cynicism. But that just was not the case with U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who passed away this week. Frank Lautenberg was a steadfast champion of the environment. During his 30 years in the Senate, he was at the forefront of cleaning up Superfund sites, promoting clean energy, advocating for green jobs, preventing offshore drilling on the Atlantic coast, and keeping our air . . .
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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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