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New Jersey’s dairy farms are in crisis

JILL P. CAPUZZO / NEW JERSEY MONTHLY - Since he started milking his neighbors’ cows at age 10, Jared Weeks knew he wanted to be a dairy farmer. At 12, he scraped together [go to article]
Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

PFAS levels at NJ base 24,000 times higher than proposed federal standard – study

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Water sources at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst contained levels of toxic PFAS chemicals that were up to 24,000 times higher [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water quality

N.J. sets stringent standard on cancer-causing chemical PFOA in drinking water

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The Christie administration said Wednesday the state will regulate levels of two contaminants in drinking water [go to article]

44 acres of forest preserved in Byram

NEW JERSEY HERALD - Hikers and nature enthusiasts have more hills to climb and views to admire in Sussex County now that 44 forested acres have been preserved [go to article]

Pa., N.J., and Del. governors meet in Philadelphia, commit to health of Delaware River

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - For the first time in two decades, the governors of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware gathered in one room to commit [go to article]
Menantico Creek preserve, NJCF

600 acres in Vineland to become new nature preserve

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - One of the largest remaining pieces of open land in the Upper Menantico watershed - 600 acres along the Menantico Creek [go to article]
monarch butterflies, new jersey wildlife

Cape May monarch numbers solid this year, but lower than 2017

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - This year was good, but not great, for monarch butterflies migrating through Cape May [go to article]
Longhorn tick

N.J. scientists hope they stopped a tick invasion. But Spring will tell.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It was an unusual sight. Last August, a woman walked into the Hunterdon County health office with thousands of ticks clinging to her clothing [go to article]
Osprey chick

Opinion: Osprey recovery successful, but we can still help them thrive

BEN WURST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - As a field biologist who has studied ospreys and helped lead efforts to restore them in New Jersey for the past 15 years [go to article]
video

New laws aim to reduce food waste in New Jersey

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - With one in 10 residents in New Jersey facing food insecurity, more than 20 pounds of food per person per month are wasted [go to article]

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