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new jersey environment, shore, wildlife

Editorial: ‘Yes’ to Monmouth open space question

APP.COM - In addition to the Nov. 7 statewide ballot questions, Monmouth County voters will be asked to approve an open space bond [go to article]

Barrier to bobcats: Conservancy groups purchase land to protect habitat

NEW JERSEY HERALD - The Ridge and Valley Conservancy has teamed up with the Nature Conservacy to purchase 84 acres of intact forest in Hardwick and Blairstown [go to article]
Farm preserved in Hamilton NJ by NJCF

Hamilton partners with New Jersey Conservation Foundation to preserve farm

THE TRENTONIAN - While over 21 percent of Hamilton Township has been permanently preserved as open space or farmland, township officials [go to article]
Green Creek, Cape May NJ

Editorial: Land preservation remains good news for South Jersey, so far

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Last November, we were delighted when a Nature Conservancy study funded by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service found that the salt marshes [go to article]

The unique history of Petty’s Island

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - In the Delaware River off Camden sits Petty’s Island. You can call it treasure island, too [go to article]
Farm, Holland Twsp, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

These N.J. counties have preserved the most farmland

BILL GALLO / NJ.COM - There's one sure-fire way to slow development in New Jersey — saving the land we have left [go to article]
atlantic city, marsh, jersey shore

Editorial: Great Egg River, a stealth NJ national park, gets more protection

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - If the millions of drivers crossing the Garden State Parkway bridge between Atlantic and Cape May counties look west, they’ll see the big end [go to article]
forest fire

Setting fire to New Jersey’s forests – on purpose

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gaudy orange flames leaped up wizened corn stalks and lapped at wild grasses that clogged a field in one of New Jersey’s wildlife [go to article]
Cowtown Rodeo, Pilesgrove, NJ

Historic Cowtown Rodeo’s grasslands preserved in $2.6-million deal

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Almost 375 acres of grassland surrounding Cowtown Rodeo in Salem County will be permanently preserved under an agreement financed [go to article]
farmer digs manure and soil, new jersey environment news

Owner guilty of ‘extreme’ violation of law that preserves NJ farmland

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The owner of preserved farmland in Franklin Township violated the law when it excavated and leveled 20 acres in building temporary [go to article]

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