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November 5, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Drivers should be extra careful on roadways as the end of daylight saving time on Sunday marks the height of white-tailed deer mating season, according to experts from the state’s environmental and transportation agencies. “It’s an annual event triggered by shortening day length,” ...

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NEW JERSEY — Rain storms on Halloween weekend may set the right mood for telling ghost stories and watching spooky movies, but they also put a damper on the annual fall foliage show in the Garden State. The forecast has already canceled costume parades, truck or treat events, and jack-o-lantern ...

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NEW JERSEY — With Halloween festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our state's forests put on every year.  The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties.  This is a great weekend ...

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NEW JERSEY — With warm temperatures forecast for the second full week of October, the leaves are beginning to change color making it a good time for photography. According to the NJ Forestry Service, the autumn leave show is taking center stage in some counties, and waiting in the wings in ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October and the changing colors of leaves across the state go together like peanut butter and jelly, fish and chips, or sweet and sour... The New Jersey Forest Service issued a foliage forecast for the season this week. So, get ready — charge your smartphone and lace ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — D&R Greenway Land Trust "tested the waters" last week as it launched its new kayaking program at Bordentown Beach.  Staff and partners took to the water of the Abbott Marshlands on August 3 for a practice paddle with leaders of the new program, which is designed to ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ – Mercer County Park Commission Naturalists will hold fun and informative pontoon boat nature tours on Mercer County Lake each Wednesday throughout August. Home to many native plants and wildlife that are seldom seen in central New Jersey, Mercer Lake is approximately 365 ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ — Take advantage of the warm evenings while they last and head on down to the County Fairgrounds in Columbus for free country line dancing!  If you are an experienced dancer, or have ever wanted to learn, now is your chance to put on your boots and head out to the Burlington County ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The dreaded spotted lanternfly is being seen more and more in trees and gardens throughout Bordentown City.  In order to help residents best deal with the problem, the Bordentown City Environmental Commission will be hosting an "Earth Talk" to provide information about the ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners celebrated the opening of the newest section of the Delaware River Heritage Trail (DRHT) on Saturday with the help of more than three dozen bicyclists who went for a ride on the new trail. The ride was organized as part of the ceremonial ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — With Saturday's weather looking great, head outside for some family fun in the Bordentown area this weekend. New Segment of the Delaware River Heritage Trail Runs Through Bordentown Check out a new segment of the Delaware River Heritage Trail with a run, walk, hike or bike ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ – Burlington County has a fantastic new addition to its regional trails network, offering walkers, runners and bicyclists an amazing journey through some of South Jersey’s most scenic and culturally significant destinations. The County recently completed construction of a new ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ — Burlington County is celebrating the County's newest section of the Delaware River Heritage Trail — including a portion that runs through Bordentown — with a bike ride later this month.  The Board of Commissioners will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony and group bike ride to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Morristown National Historical Park will reopen with limited occupancy levels on July 2 at Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, Ford Mansion and Washington's Headquarters Museum. According to its website, the Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ – Monarch butterflies have a beautiful new garden to visit while summering in Burlington County. Crystal Lake Park in Mansfield is the site of a new haven being created for the iconic orange-and-black winged insects thanks to a donation of 1,000 native milkweed and wildflower plugs ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — If you see people walking around Bordentown City this week and next week in full protective clothing, don't be alarmed! Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be in the City on Thursday and Friday, June 24 and 25, and the entire week of June 28 ...

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DELANCO, NJ – Burlington County’s push to develop additional miles of pedestrian and bicycling trails continued this month as construction started on a new trail linking Amico Island Park in Delran to Pennington Park in Delanco. The new path is one of several new trails projects in the works or ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – In honor of May being Historic Preservation Month, Senator Troy Singleton is partnering with the Bordentown Historical Society and D&R Greenway Trust for a "Serve with Senator Singleton" community service project. The event will take place on Saturday, May 22 from 10AM to ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners is celebrating National Park Week, taking place from April 17 to April 25, by encouraging residents to get outdoors and visit a County park. Residents have plenty of beautiful locations to choose from within the Burlington County ...

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Many people say April showers bring May flowers, but the Burlington County Parks System says April and May bring new programs! With the weather getting warmer, the Parks System will be hosting many safe, fun and free outdoor events for adults and families over the next two months. Here are some ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ—After busy Fall and holiday seasons, the Burlington County Parks System is setting its sights on the upcoming winter months and has released its January 2021 Programs Guide. The Parks System will be holding lots of interesting events inside the County's parks, including nature ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Because of ongoing development occurring in Bordentown Township, Animal Control has been getting more calls than usual about coyote sightings. The Bordentown Township Police Department wants to make residents aware of the situation and let them know some useful information ...

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