Green Top Stories

August 13, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500%, as a result of warmer and cleaner waters, raising the risk of dangerous interactions between the huge marine mammals and humans, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Green Team member Holly Cowen shared some extraordinary photos of local wildlife seen in Hawthorne.  Among them, "Hollywood"--a hawk the Green Team says is a local resident and far from camera shy--cardinals, barn swallow, "Foxy" the terrestrial mammal of the group, red bellied ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - After enduring a warm and humid mid-week, Hawthorne seems poised for a sidewalk-sizzling heat wave over the weekend. With the jet stream holding back cooler air north of the Saint Lawrence Valley, a high pressure system over the eastern continental United States will drive a ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - While the Environmental Commission/Green Team has completed its Bird Walks for the time being, that has not stopped Green Team member and gifted wildlife photographer Holly Cowen from capturing the sights around town.  She has shared some of her snaps, featuring a resident hawk ...

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