Bordentown Opinion

‘We need both natural lands and playgrounds, sports fields’

In calling for the "preservation" of "half" of New Jersey's land (https://centraljersey.com/2024/05/06/an-urgent-call-to-preserve-half-of-new-jerseys-land/), Jay Watson and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation are misleading your readers. What they're including as "preserved land"...

An ‘ode’ to New Jersey’s dragonflies and damselflies

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation If you're near a pond, stream, or marsh on a...

Depression and suicide risk can intensify in spring and summer

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Intense symptoms for individuals with depression are commonly associated with the winter...

An urgent call to preserve half of New Jersey’s land

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation New Jersey is not only the nation's most densely populated...

Explore D&R Canal State Park during 50th celebration!

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation It's hard to imagine a world in which the fastest...

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The State We’re In 5/17: New Jersey’s rail trails

By Michele S. Byers Back in the heyday of New Jersey’s railroads in the 1800s, train lines transported everything from iron ore to peaches to...

Solutions 5/10: Secondary repercussions and individual responses to global warming

By Huck Fairman It has been widely reported that a majority of Americans now acknowledge that global warming is real, and is caused by humans....

The State We’re In 5/10: Microplastics: invisible threat

By Michele S. Byers The South Branch of the Raritan River is one of central New Jersey’s prettiest waterways. It winds through mostly rural and...

The State We’re In 5/3: Pine Barrens ‘mudders’ focus of new documentary

By Michele S. Byers It was a warm, rainy May night in 2016 and filmmaker Jared Flesher was searching for threatened and rare Pine Barrens...

Solutions 5/3: Spring is breaking out all over

By Huck Fairman With the warming weather and ample rain, things are blooming - even bursting - in Princeton. First, the town’s draft of its Climate...

Solutions 4/26: Earth Day reminder: Managing our planet

By Huck Fairman With the release of the Mueller Report, people in this region, and probably through much of the country, have been gripped by...

The State We’re In 4/26: New Jersey moves to block seismic blasting

By Michele S. Byers Imagine someone blasting an air horn next to your ear. Now imagine that sound thousands of times louder. That’s how experts describe...

The State We’re In 4/19: Mary Oliver, nature poet

By Michele S. Byers The late Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet who passed away earlier this year at the age of 83, was...

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