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Friday, February 23, 2018


Red Knot banding, New Jersey wildlife

Red knot population down in wintering grounds

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The population of threatened red knots declined substantially at the birds' wintering grounds in Chile [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

What you should know before eating fish from the Delaware

BILL GALLO / NJ.COM - You can eat even more of those fish you've caught in the Delaware River and Delaware Bay, state officials said Tuesday [go to article]  
monarch butterflies, new jersey wildlife

Monarch butterfly migration was off this year and researchers are worried

JOE TREZZA / WASHINGTON POST - Thanksgiving was right around the corner, and a sizable number of one of America’s most famous migrants could be seen still sputtering [go to article]
black bear

Opinion: For Jersey bears, a new sheriff in town

SUSAN E. RUSSELL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The 25-pound bear cub whose small, gutted body lay near the hunters’ weigh station didn’t make it to the end [go to article]
black bear

Bear population will double in 4 years without hunt, officials warn

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's plan to halt the bear hunt could double the bear population by 2022, according to a report from state wildlife officials [go to article]
nj environment news, bald eagle

Bald eagle spotted in Bayonne rescued

RON ZEITLINGER / JERSEY JOURNAL - The bald eagle that made a pit stop in Bayonne a couple of weeks ago [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

NY/NJ Baykeeper’s oyster reef naturally reproduces baby oysters in Raritan Bay

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS HERALD - NY/NJ Baykeeper’s Restoration Program scientists discovered the natural growth of baby oysters [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Shad making a big comeback in Delaware River

CHRISTINA TATU / MORNING CALL - American shad are making a strong comeback in the Delaware River, with a new study counting [go to article]
Lake Hopatcong, NJ

Hopatcong fishes for weed problem solution

KATIE MOEN / NJ HERALD - Today, Candlewood Lake in Sherman, Conn., is beautiful and pristine. In the summer months [go to article]
bats white nose syndrome, new jersey environment, wildlife

While bats hibernate, scientists hope for survival

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - As temperatures cool and daylight hours shorten, New Jersey’s non-migrating bats have gone into hibernation [go to article]

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