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The unique history of Petty’s Island

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - In the Delaware River off Camden sits Petty’s Island. You can call it treasure island, too [go to article]

New Jersey’s wildlife management area system reaches 350,000 acres

NJDEP - The state's network of Wildlife Management Areas has reached an important milestone with recent land acquisitions increasing the size [go to article]

Pinelands Commission passes Wharton map of roads OK for cars, trucks

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The Pinelands Commission unanimously approved a resolution Thursday designating which roads [go to article]

Princeton: Preservation group still short on funds to buy historic battlefield land

PHILIP SEAN CURRAN / CENTRALJERSEY.COM- The battlefield preservation group looking to buy part of the Revolutionary War Princeton [go to article]

Pinelands Commission puts brakes on off-roading plan for now

JOE HERNANDEZ / WHYY NEWSWORKS - The Pinelands Commission delayed a vote Friday to formalize which paths through Wharton State Forest [go to article]

Opinion: Don’t play politics with the Garden State’s parks

Opinion: Don’t play politics with the Garden State’s parks

ERIC STILES / NJ SPOTLIGHT - On the last day of June, families across New Jersey who don’t usually worry about politics [go to article]

DEP weighs more access to Pinelands trails for Enduro motorcyclists

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey state officials are considering increasing the number of trails that can be used [go to article]

The waterfalls of N.J.: 12 spectacular sights you need to visit

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - There's a line in an old song that says "don't go chasing waterfalls." That's bad advice [go to article]

NJ Audubon undertakes $470G study of climate change impact on wetlands

NJ Audubon undertakes $470G study of climate change impact on wetlands

BOB MAKIN / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - Birders are very familiar with the “pools” along the Wildlife Drive of Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge [go to article]

U.S. study shows widening disconnect with nature, and potential solutions

U.S. study shows widening disconnect with nature, and potential solutions

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - A survey of 12,000 adults and children in the United States has shown that many people [go to article]

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