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pinelands, new jersey

Environmental groups continue push for change at Pinelands Commission

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - New Jersey’s environmental lobby is getting antsy. While groups like the New Jersey Audubon, Sierra Club and Food [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Politics are killing the Pinelands and we want Murphy to fix it, group says

STEVE STRUNSKY / NJ.COM - A coalition of environmentalists and other groups dedicated to preserving the 1-milliion acre expanse of pitch pines, sandy soil, wildlife [go to article]
Pinelands trail

NJ DEP rejects plan to build nearly 4,000 homes in Manchester

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - A state agency has rejected a plan that would build nearly 4,000 new homes and 40,000 square feet of commercial space on the site [go to article]
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]

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