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Republicans move to sell off 3.3m acres of national land, sparking rallies

CATY ENDERS / THE GUARDIAN - Now that Republicans have quietly drawn a path to give away much of Americans’ public land, US representative [go to article]

Sparta Mountain plan divides environmental groups

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NEW JERSEY HERALD - Gubernatorial candidate Raymond Lesniak stepped into the "log/no log" dispute over the Sparta Mountain [go to article]

Editorial: Park maintenance

Editorial: Park maintenance

THE RECORD - The need to maintain and repair park infrastructure in the nation's most congested state is obvious. But like other state needs [go to article]

Where the bald eagle and owl dwell in Camden

KEVIN RIORDAN / PHILLY.COM - The Delaware River's back channel shimmers between the Camden shore and the lush, green expanse [go to article]

Conservationists fear off-roaders will damage NJ Pinelands

Conservationists fear off-roaders will damage NJ Pinelands

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Along the south branch of South Jersey’s Forked River, less than a mile west of the Garden State [go to article]

Editorial: Tread carefully on N.J. Pinelands’ status change

Editorial: Tread carefully on N.J. Pinelands’ status change

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - The folks who have signed a petition to make New Jersey's Pine Barrens into a national park have a long road ahead [go to article]

Why a bid to turn Pine Barrens into a national park probably won’t happen

Why a bid to turn Pine Barrens into a national park probably won’t happen

REBECCA EVERETT / NJ.COM - Thousands have signed a petition seeking to make the Pine Barrens a national park, but it may be easier [go to article]

Will New Jersey’s long, hot summer mean more forest fires?

Will New Jersey’s long, hot summer mean more forest fires?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With experts saying climate change increases the risk of forest fires, this summer is shaping up to pose [go to article]

Smoking ban will not extend to all New Jersey beaches and parks

Smoking ban will not extend to all New Jersey beaches and parks

LILO H. STAINTON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Last week, New Jersey was one step away from adopting what could have been the most [go to article]

City officials: State Green Acres may buy Paterson’s Vista development site near Great Falls

City officials: State Green Acres may buy Paterson’s Vista development site near Great Falls

JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSON PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The company that wanted to build the controversial Vista apartment complex on a cliff [go to article]

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