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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Wildlife

Peregrine Falcon

What Trump administration’s changes to Endangered Species Act could mean for New Jersey

ALEXIS SHANES / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The federal Endangered Species Act has helped foster the return of peregrine falcons, bald eagles and osprey to New Jersey [go to article]
Bobwhite quail

Wild quail, nearly vanished in N.J., mount fragile comeback

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Wild northern bobwhite quail, once numerous in New Jersey, have been nearly wiped out over the decades, as their habitat [go to article]
Lake Hopatcong, NJ

Hopatcong fishes for weed problem solution

KATIE MOEN / NJ HERALD - Today, Candlewood Lake in Sherman, Conn., is beautiful and pristine. In the summer months [go to article]
black bear

Banning bear hunting on New Jersey’s public lands may have little effect

PHIL GREGORY / WHYY - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s’ executive order that puts state-owned lands off limits for this year’s bear hunt got mixed reviews [go to article]
New Jersey Meadowlands

Will threatened birds alter plans for industrial development on Meadowlands landfills?

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The enormous landfills that dot the Meadowlands were once barren wastelands inhospitable to most wildlife [go to article]
black bear

N.J. bear hunt nets 241 kills by Saturday night

MICHAEL IZZO and MATT KADOSH / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Hunters had killed 52 bears by 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, bringing the total number [go to article]
Horseshoe crab

The last days of the blue-blood harvest

SARAH ZHANG / THE ATLANTIC - Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in some form for more than 450 million years [go to article]
Shad

A dam is gone, and the shad are back. After 100 years, the fish...

STEVE NOVAK / LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - It has been more than a century since shad were last seen swimming up the Paulins Kill, a 40-mile Delaware River tributary [go to article]
piping plover

Editorial: Nothing natural about destruction of NJ beach nesting birds

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The residents and officials of Stone Harbor are the latest shore community to grapple with conflicting feelings about wildlife [go to article]
spotted lanternfly

New tree-destroying bug found in New Jersey

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A colorful bug that is a major threat to fruit and hardwood trees has been discovered in New Jersey, state officials said Tuesday [go to article]

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