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New Jersey Audubon to Hold Annual Hawkwatch Event on Saturday, September 15

September 13, 2018

BERNARDSVILLE – Now is the time to catch migrating birds in the skies of New Jersey.

Pete Dunne, New Jersey Audubon Birding Ambassador, will lead the public to experience “a river of raptors” on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A rooftop observation deck is the perfect setting to observe migrating species like Re-tailed and Cooper’s Hawks, Osprey, ...

Governor Murphy Authorizes Prescribed Burns to Improve NJ Forests

CAMDEN, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A. 1675) that authorizes prescribed burning in New Jersey in certain circumstances.

The rationale: Fire is a normal and necessary process helping to ensure healthy habitat in state forests, about 775,000 acres from Cape May to High Point.

Environmentalists say it is critical for our wildlife, particularly in the Pinelands, ...

Students in Grades 3-6 Can Have "Eco-Ventures" at the EARTH Center

EARTH CENTER, SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ-  Local kids will celebrate the end of summer and learn a good deal about conservation and climate at the EARTH Center's week-long exploratory program.

The great outdoors turns into a playground and classroom for children who enroll in Middlesex County’s Eco-Ventures program.

Middlesex County students in grades 3 through 6 can register for ...

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for the Whole Family

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park ...

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New Jersey Audubon Celebrates Board of Public Utilities’ 1100 MW Solicitation of Offshore Wind

September 18, 2018

TRENTON – Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) officially announced that it is inviting bids for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power development – enough to power more than 350,000 homes. This first solicitation positions New Jersey to be a leader in responsibly developed offshore wind in the United States. The BPU announcement comes just four days after Gov.