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9/26/14   Volume XLVII, No. 39
Of all the Garden State’s native wildflowers, few are more exciting in the fall than the spectacular, rare Pine Barrens gentians. Pine Barrens gentians (Gentiana autumnalis) are listed as a Species of Special Concern by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and their habitats are protected by the Pinelands Comprehensive Management Plan. Gentians bloom from September through early November, a time when most other wildflowers have long turned to . . .
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9/19/14   Volume XLVII, No. 37
Fall in New Jersey means cooler nights, brilliant leaves and – perhaps most exciting – migrating hawks! The Garden State’s location along the Atlantic Flyway means birds are now heading south to their wintering grounds … and they pass right through this state we’re in. None are more thrilling to watch in action than hawks and other raptors. This time of year, migrating birds of prey come through in far greater concentrations than usual. . . .
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9/12/14   Volume XLVII, No. 37
It was an unprecedented challenge: Take a sumptuous estate of a famous heiress and reinvent it as a model of environmental stewardship, with lots of public access and painstakingly preserved history. That’s just what happened at Duke Farms in Hillsborough! The 2,740-acre estate had belonged to tobacco heiress Doris Duke, and after her 1993 death it was transferred to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The Foundation envisioned a total transformation, from private to . . .
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9/5/14   Volume XLVII, No. 36
Sept. 3 marked the 50th anniversaries of two conservation milestones that literally changed the face of our nation: the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The two landmark bills were signed by President Lyndon Johnson on Sept. 3, 1964 at the same Rose Garden ceremony, launching the protection of millions of acres. “It was one of the most amazing days for conservation in the history of this country. Probably the most amazing day,” said Sally . . .
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Hard cider in the Garden State

Turkey Time

American shad return to New Jersey river after 173 years

Act now to avoid worst climate impacts

NJ Natural Lands Trust celebrates 50 years

Must love bats!

Move and improve your health!

Renewable energy: Save money and our land, water, air and health

Speak up for endangered species!

Save the bugs!

Check out New Jersey's fall bird migration

A little bit of respect...for native plants!

Explore New Jersey's wildflower meadows

All aboard floating classrooms

Catch the Perseids meteor shower!

Check out the 'fun' in fungi

Too hot to think? Studies shows heat affects your brain

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

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