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7/26/13   Volume XLVI, No. 30
Few places in America look just the same now as they did when European explorers first laid eyes on these shores hundreds of years ago. The Palisades, a majestic 200 million year old stretch of rocky cliff above the Hudson River, is one of those rare places. The view of the Palisades awed Henry Hudson when he first sailed past Manhattan in 1609, and has inspired people ever since. It’s no surprise, then, that momentum is building in an effort to protect the Palisades . . .
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7/19/13   Volume XLVI, No. 29
New Jersey’s 4th graders learn that our state tree is the Northern Red Oak. But did you know that there are 17 species of oaks in New Jersey? Five are rare or endangered. The state wildflower, the Blue Woodland Violet or Viola sororia, is a beautiful harbinger of spring. But did you know that we have 30 native violets?  Six of these unique violet species are rare or endangered, and the Cut-leaf Coast Violet no longer exists in the wild in New Jersey. New . . .
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7/11/13   Volume XLVI, No. 28
Wisconsin is clearly America’s cheese capital. After all, why else would “cheeseheads” wear hats shaped like wedges of cheddar? New Jerseyans are way too dignified for that – but the Garden State is having its own cheese renaissance. Delicious artisanal cheeses are being hand crafted at a number of creameries throughout the state – and New Jerseyans are looking to buy local, authentic and sustainable foods. The farms are family-owned and . . .
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7/2/13   Volume XLVI, No. 27
Bill Dana and John Waleski didn’t cross paths. Bill lived in northern New Jersey and John lived in the Pine Barrens before retiring to the shore. Both were avid outdoorsmen: Bill’s passion was fly fishing, John’s was hunting. But they both loved wild lands in New Jersey – and had a desire to preserve them for future generations. Bill and John were volunteers extraordinaire for New Jersey Conservation Foundation, going above and beyond in their quest to . . .
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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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