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6/25/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 26
Must we choose between strong environmental protections and a robust economy? No – it’s possible to have both!  And here’s proof. New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Scenic Hudson, the Natural Resources Defense Council and many partners reached an historic agreement with LG Electronics on a new 360,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Englewood Cliffs that will meet the highest standards of sustainability while protecting the iconic vistas of the Palisades . . .
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6/19/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 25
Hang out by a pond or marsh on a warm summer day, and you’re almost guaranteed to see dragonflies. With colorful needle-shaped bodies and a double set of wings, they’re fun to watch as they hover, swoop and dart, sometimes at blink-of-the-eye speeds. They’re actually hunting … and very effectively! Dragonflies don’t bite or sting, but their fierce name is well-deserved. They’re voracious predators, with bodies uniquely equipped to outrun . . .
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6/11/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 24
If you don’t want to leave your dog home when you head out for a hike this summer, here are some great ideas! Hiking is always more fun with a furry companion at your side, and dogs need fresh air and exercise just as much as we do. Before you hit the trail, you must prepare. Mary Jasch, author of “Best Hikes with Dogs: New Jersey,” offers these tips: Make sure your dog is trained to behave when faced with other hikers, dogs, wildlife, or strange . . .
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6/4/15   Volume XLVIII, No. 23
You’ve probably heard about Mary Lee the great white shark. This 16-foot shark recently became a Twitter sensation – with over 70,000 followers – as a result of news stories and satellite technology that can track her whereabouts in real time. And Mary Lee gets around! In the past month she’s been up and down the East Coast from Long Island to Virginia Beach. Her fans – and those who would prefer to avoid her – are using online tracking to find out . . .
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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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