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Pinelands

Pinelands, Thompson-Wright brook

442 acres preserved in the heart of the Pine Barrens

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - A former cranberry farm in Burlington County, owned by the same family since the Civil War, has been permanently preserved as open space [go to article]
forest fire

Take a look at how quickly a forest can recover from fire

ANDY NEWMAN / NY TIMES - On April 22, a spring wildfire roared through Penn State Forest in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, sending 100-foot flames [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Ocean County to preserve nearly 8,000 acres of land

THESANDPAPER.NET - Ocean County officials are moving ahead with plans to purchase a 7,860-acre tract tract of land, often referred to as the site of the Forked River Mountains [go to article]
Blueberries

In the shadow of the blueberry titans, smaller growers thrive

RACHEL WHARTON / NY TIMES - Jeanne Lindsay often apologizes for the semi-wild state of her pick-your-own blueberry patch, which she runs on the farm [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Opinion: The Pine Barrens gets some help from its friends

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJCF - Along New Jersey State Highway 72 in New Lisbon, just around the bend from Brendan Byrne State Forest, is a publicly-accessible forest fire [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Manchester’s 4,000-home plan on former Heritage Minerals quarry is ‘deficient’, says NJDEP

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - Protected pine snakes. Air pollution. Endangered plants. All three could be adversely affected by a plan to build 4,000 new homes [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Opinion: DEP must stop mini-city in Pinelands

JEFF TITTEL / APP.COM - In the middle of the Pinelands, a developer has proposed a mini-city in one of the most environmentally sensitive areas in the country [go to article]
development, construction, new jersey environment

Mega builder resurrects plans to put up 4,000 homes in Pinelands

STEVE STRUNSKY / NJ.COM - In a controversial proposal with origins dating back more than 30 years, one of New Jersey's biggest names in home building is seeking to develop [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Former Gov. Brendan Byrne wanted to be remembered for saving the Pine Barrens

TED SHERMAN / NJ.COM - In the summer of 2002, Lebanon State Forest, a portion of the vast New Jersey Pinelands, was renamed in honor of Brendan T. Byrne [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

NJ Sierra Club files appeal of Pinelands Commission’s pipeline approval

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The battle over a proposed natural gas pipeline through northern Burlington County, Monmouth and Ocean [go to article]

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