The population of threatened red knots declined substantially at the birds' wintering grounds in Chile this year, according to a group of researchers from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and other organizations.
Atlantic City Electric wants to start a five-year, $14.9 million program to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles in the state, funded by a new surcharge on all customers’ bills.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Environmental rules and a lack of good Delaware Bay bottom acreage have slowed but not stopped oyster farming in Middle Township.
BRIGANTINE — As soon as you drive onto the beach from 14th Street, the world’s a different place.
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The 13th annual Lines on the Pines event, which started as a book signing event for Pinelands authors and has evolved into a full-blown festival of Pinelands life, will be at Stockton University this year for the first time, organizers said.
Mussels are growing on the bases of the nation’s first offshore wind farm off Rhode Island, creating artificial reefs and bringing new fishing spots and tourism opportunities, according to wind energy advocates.
The state Assembly passed two bills this week that aim to curb air pollution.
Beach permit change in Brigantine: The state Division of Parks & Forestry will hold a public meeting on changes to permitting for access to the North Brigantine Natural Area from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at in Brigantine North Middle School’s auditorium, 301 E. Evans Blvd.
Legislation to ban offshore drilling in state waters was approved 71-2 Thursday by the state Assembly, its sponsors said.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — If you drill, you will spill.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold New Jersey’s public meeting on proposed Atlantic Ocean offshore drilling for oil and gas Wednesday near Trenton.
This year’s Pinelands Short Course at Stockton University will include a session on the recovery of the bald eagle.
Businesses and communities can save money as they reduce their carbon footprints, according to organizers of a Feb. 21 workshop at New Jersey Manufacturers’ campus in Hammonton.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The largest privately owned property remaining on the Cape May peninsula has been purchased by a coalition of environmental groups for $1.3 million and given to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Satellites orbiting Earth will soon help determine where the biggest forest fire risks are in the 1.1 million-acre Pinelands National Reserve.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the spotted lanternfly in southeastern Pennsylvania, the agency announced last week.
Cold and windy weather will not stop the Eagles victory parade
ATLANTIC CITY — Gov. Phil Murphy spoke to the New Jersey Agriculture Society on Wednesday during the State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show at Harrah’s Convention Center.
SOMERS POINT — An abandoned boat that had been trapped on the marsh here for a decade was removed Feb. 1 by a team of volunteers from the Patcong Creek Foundation and the Great Egg Harbor River Council.
An annual census of western monarch butterflies overwintering along California’s coast has found the insects’ numbers are at their lowest point in five years.
ATLANTIC CITY — Craft breweries have been popping up all over the state. But the hop plants that are needed to make strong, bitter beers? Not so much.
ATLANTIC CITY — Gov. Phil Murphy is scheduled to address the 103rd New Jersey Agricultural Convention & Trade Show on Wednesday at Harrah’s Resort’s Waterfront Conference Center, according to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
PHILLIPSBURG — Gov. Phil Murphy has joined the governors of Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware to support a ban on fracking in the 3,000-square-mile Delaware River watershed.
A bill to clarify when Pinelands Commissioners must recuse themselves from votes and discussions moved in the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee last week.
A bill meant to clarify when Pinelands commissioners must recuse themselves from votes and discussions moved in the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee last week.