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Migrating birds from the tropics returning to New Jersey

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step," according to a Chinese proverb. But in the avian world,...

‘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...

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...

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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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