Archive for August 2023

Take the scenic route on New Jersey’s byways!

On the road of life, sometimes you just want to exit the busy highway and take a slow, scenic route instead. Luckily, New Jersey has plenty of those! “Scenic byway” is the official name for a route that showcases “outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, cultural, historic or archaeological significance” and favors local character over speed. New…

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Edward Lloyd, environmental hero and conservation giant

By Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director In a state with scores of celebrity residents, you may not have heard of Edward Lloyd. But, directly or indirectly, you’ve benefited from his life’s work. A giant in the environmental community, Ed was an environmental attorney who spent a nearly 50-year career tirelessly protecting the public’s interest by defending…

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Alarming new study highlights urgency of climate action

By Tom Gilbert, Co-Executive Director It sounded like the setup for a joke: “Pinelands to become beachfront property?” But the question posed by Heidi Yeh, policy director for the nonprofit Pinelands Preservation Alliance, is no laughing matter. A new study is predicting the collapse of a system of Atlantic Ocean currents, which could raise sea…

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