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Friday, December 14, 2018


black bear

Editorial: Give limited bear-hunt ban a chance

NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey’s upcoming six-day bear hunt beginning Dec. 3 will not allow hunting on state land, thanks to an appellate court ruling [go to article]
wild turkey

Wild turkey a conservation success

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - If you live in rural or suburban New Jersey, chances are you’ve seen flocks of enormous dark birds foraging and hanging out in fields [go to article]
fresh water

Opinion: Major investments, far better planning needed to clean up water in NJ

DANIEL J. VAN ABS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey faces the same issues as many other developed areas. We built in places that seemed to make sense at the time [go to article]
Newark, NJ environment news

Opinion: Cough, cough! Let’s get dirty-smoke belching trucks off our roads

RAY LESNIAK / STAR-LEDGER - I was born in Elizabethport and raised in the Bayway section of Elizabeth. At that time you couldn't ride past Turnpike Exit 13 [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Editorial: Deal with rising sea levels by making room for the water

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Rising sea level and more powerful storms mean South Jersey has to get better dealing with flooding and protecting lives [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Opinion: We’ll fight the Trump administration’s assault on clean energy

BRIAN FROSH / THE HILL - As attorneys general, my colleagues Lisa Madigan of Illinois, Karl Racine of the District of Columbia, Matt Denn of Delaware and Gurbir Grewal of New Jersey [go to article]
Farm on Delaware River, Warren County, NJ

Opinion: Open space preservation vital to Delaware River Watershed

SANDRA MEOLA / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - There are at least 15 million reasons why the Delaware River Watershed deserves attention. Fifteen million people [go to article]
Pinelands trail

Editorial: It’s not too late for Gov. Murphy to overhaul the Pinelands Commission

TIMES OF TRENTON - The million-plus acres of pinelands sprawling across 56 communities and seven Garden State counties represent one of the most highly protected [go to article]

American shad return to New Jersey river after 173 years

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The last time the fish known as American shad was seen in the Millstone River, James Polk was president [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

Opinion: Act now to avoid worst climate impacts

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - A landmark report just released by the world’s leading climate scientists had sobering [go to article]

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