Egg Harbor Township educators and a Chatsworth cranberry grower were among the winners at the 18th Annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards in Trenton last week.
Conflicting statements about his primary residence by Camden County’s Pinelands commissioner have brought attention to a common type of Hurricane Sandy fraud.
A Pinelands commissioner representing Camden County may have been living in Atlantic County since 2012, according to a federal grant application for Hurricane Sandy recovery funds he made in 2014, and thus not eligible to serve.
As a young girl growing up in Ocean City, Rachael Young was fascinated by the beach and sea life. Now, the 21-year-old is on her way to Antarctica for a three-month research mission to study marine food webs and climate change.
Bald eagle numbers continued to increase in New Jersey in 2017, with 178 nest sites monitored, up from 172 last year.
ATLANTIC CITY — It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy, but local officials and environmental advocates haven’t stopped discussing the storm and its consequences.
Legislation to protect native bees as well as honeybees from pesticide exposure was passed last week by the Assembly’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Flounder fishery regulations will be part of the discussion next week at a meeting of two fishery management bodies in Annapolis, Maryland.
Copies of the second Pinelands National Reserve wall calendar are available free of charge at three parks and forests in the Pinelands, the Pinelands Commission said.
The Pinelands Commission has rescheduled its December meeting from Friday to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The west end of the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge’s Wildlife Drive and the Songbird Trail will be closed Monday through Friday for the annual five-day shotgun hunt, Refuge Manager Virginia Rettig said.
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Environmental groups celebrated Thursday after the Senate Judiciary Committee failed to vote on the nomination of Ed McGlinchey as a governor’s appointee to the 15-member Pinelands Commission.
ATLANTIC CITY — A climate change and energy town hall Saturday will draw attention to environmental challenges in the area.
MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP — A hunter was shot Thursday in an area near Estell Manor and Hunters Mill roads, State Police said.
The Pinelands Commission has cancelled its Dec. 8 regularly scheduled meeting for lack of a quorum, spokesman Paul Leakan said Thursday.
A police dashboard camera caught a rare sight Saturday night — a bright meteor over the East Coast.
The state Department of Environmental Protection has awarded an $18.4 million contract for beach and dune replenishment for southern Long Beach Island, replacing sand eroded since a $128 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach fill project last year.
If the weather is clear Wednesday night next week, our skies are likely to fill with the greatest number of visible shooting stars we’ve had in quite a few years.
After the Obama administration gave up opening parts of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling last year, the issue is back under President Donald Trump.
Impoundments on the Upper Township side of the Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area — formerly MacNamara — will be closed through midwinter, the state Department of Environmental Protection said last week.
New Jersey joined the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact on Friday, giving the state more ways to protect wildlife from poachers and others who break hunting, fishing and trapping laws.
A constitutional amendment guaranteeing New Jerseyans the right to a clean and healthy environment, and to common ownership of natural resources, could be in front of voters soon.
A group of volunteers banded a snowy owl at Island Beach State Park on Wednesday, as part of Project SNOWstorm.
In South Jersey, when September ends, deer hunting begins. For many, it’s more than just a sport, it’s a family tradition.
After eight years of battles with Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, the state’s environmental community has high hopes its agenda will move forward under Gov.-elect Phil Murphy.