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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]
new jersey environment, water, stream

Opinion: Category 1 designations will protect vital waterways

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Placed end to end, the New Jersey rivers and streams proposed for higher environmental protections [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water

Lawmakers want inventory of lead service lines in public water systems

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a step to get a better handle on the extent of lead contamination in New Jersey’s drinking water, a Senate committee yesterday [go to article]
Pickering morning glory

Saving rare Pickering’s morning glories

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Anyone who’s planted “garden variety” morning glories knows how easily they grow. These showy annuals [go to article]
New Jersey Meadowlands

Look past the swamp, dumps and American Dream mall. This is the Meadowlands.

ALLISON PRIES / NJ.COM - Ask any number of people in New Jersey 'what are the Meadowlands?' and you'll probably get as many different answers [go to article]
Hudson Farms open space preservation

State, conservation groups pay $5.1M to preserve 2,200 acres at Hudson Farms

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - The state Department of Environmental Protection, working with other groups, has purchased conservation easements for more than 2,200 acres [go to article]
Bobcat kitten

Bobcat kittens! PSE&G workers make furry discovery

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It was an adorable, furry surprise. And it forced a PSE&G-contracted tree-trimming crew working in Morris County during [go to article]
nj environment news, bald eagle

NJ’s bald eagles are making a comeback with help from conservationists

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Bald eagles are New Jersey’s early birds. In the chill of winter, they’re the first to build nests [go to article]
Barrett's Run restoration, Hopewell NJ

Barrett’s Run project in Hopewell protects waterway, restores habitat

CHERYL VOSBURG / GREENSMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - The “Barrett’s Run Grassland Restoration” project is a 7.5 acre example of planning and collaboration [go to article]

How best to cope with NJ’s “#1 natural hazard”

DONNA LIU / CIVICSTORY - Storm clouds loomed (appropriately!) over The Watershed Institute in Pennington on June 19, as the 2019 Stormwater Utility Symposium [go to article]

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