Bordentown Opinion

Hopes soar as New Jersey’s bald eagle population grows

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation As thick snow fell on central New Jersey earlier this week, the bald eagle pair at Duke Farms in Hillsborough showed...

Breaking down barriers to enjoying nature

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation In an ideal New Jersey, all residents would have equal...

Wharton State Forest plan to control illegal motor vehicle damage is a welcome step!

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation New Jersey's largest protected property, Wharton State Forest in the Pine Barrens, covers 195 square...

Does looking for weird ducks make you an odd duck?

By Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director of New Jersey Conservation Foundation If we say someone's an "odd duck," it means...

It’s past time to start respecting Earth’s boundaries!

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation We all have personal boundaries, the limits and rules we...

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New Jersey hits milestone: 250,000 acres of farmland preserved

by Tom Gilbert, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation For a small state, New Jersey is a big producer of fruits and vegetables. We earn...

Saving open space and history in one Big Bang

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation "Our whole universe was in a hot, dense state; Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion...

High time to make buildings safe for migratory birds!

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation From hummingbirds to hawks, and warblers to woodpeckers, New Jersey is home to hundreds of migratory...

Don’t treat soils on preserved farms like dirt!

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Think of a farm, and you may picture rolling fields with rows of vegetables, orchards of...

Taking strategic action to fight climate change

by Tom Gilbert, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Every passing week, it seems, brings a new reminder of the many ways our climate is...

Enjoy fall’s colors on foliage hikes close to home

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Every fall, hordes of people head to New England or upstate New York to view the...

Cities facing record heat to get cooling help from trees

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation This past July was the hottest month on record globally, with heat impacts especially severe in...

Sourland Spectacular a success

On behalf of the staff, board, and members of the Sourland Conservancy, I would like to sincerely thank our Sourland Spectacular cyclists, volunteers, vendors, and community partners who helped make...

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