Ocean County Freeholders Firmly Against Drilling Off the New Jersey Coast

January 15, 2018

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County Board of Freeholders is strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation. The board plans to vote on an official resolution on Wednesday against the coastal drilling.  

The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 ...

New Technology Available to Enhance Visits to NJ State Parks

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry has officially launched a new smart-device tool to enhance visits to state parks by helping users plan visits around the state park system's vast network of trails.

The Trail Tracker application, recently demonstrated by the Park Service during a news conference at Allaire State Park in Monmouth County, may be downloaded to ...

Rare Pygmy Hippo Born At Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

TAMPA, FL — An endangered pygmy hippopotamus was born earlier this month at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo to experienced mother Zsa Zsa. The gender and name of the nine pound baby have yet to be revealed.

Pygmy hippos are smaller than their Nile hippo relative. Unlike the more common river hippo, which live in large pods in rivers throughout much of eastern and ...

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