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farmland preservation New Jersey

53 acres of farmland preserved in Tewksbury

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Two properties totaling 53 acres have been permanently preserved by New Jersey Conservation Foundation and its partners [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]

Beekeepers stung by state’s proposed new regulations

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Beekeepers say proposed regulations from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture are unnecessarily stringent [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water quality

Report urges major investment in NJ’s aging, leaky drinking water pipes

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A state task force approved a report Monday outlining the dire condition of New Jersey’s aging drinking water infrastructure [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Regulator adds meetings to discuss Delaware River fracking ban

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - After criticism the regulator isn’t allowing for enough public input as it considers a ban on fracking in the Delaware River [go to article]
water, NJ environment news

Panel recommends $400m bond issue to shore up NJ’s water infrastructure

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A joint legislative panel is recommending the state pass a $400 million bond issue to begin addressing New Jersey’s aging water infrastructure [go to article]
new jersey environment, liberty state park, jersey city

Editorial: DEP should float bonds for repairs, not essentially privatize priceless state park

JERSEY JOURNAL - In pursuing a plan to essentially sell part of the urban oasis known as Liberty State Park to a company that would build a snazzy marina [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]

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