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Nature’s Focus: An Erratic Species

All Photo Credits: Thomas W. Gorman By: Thomas W. Gorman Throughout the warm months numerous species of butterflies, moths and skippers are easily found throughout the fields and meadows of New Jersey. The butterflies are those which exhibit amazing colors and patterns and the moths … Continue Reading →


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Meadowlands Nature Blog: Wednesday Night: Eagle E-book Launch Event

Photo Credit: Meadowlands Nature Blog The event will celebrate the heartening comeback of our nation’s symbol in our region, accompanied by some amazing photographs of these majestic raptors — and other Meadowlands raptors on the threatened and endangered list. The book’s photographers have been invited … Continue Reading →


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Don’s Jersey Birding: Ramapough – Lenape gathering Helps Connect Us All

The Ramapough-Lenape gathering has become as much a part of my life as a walk in the woods. Photo Credit: Marie Longo By Don Torino Just as the migrating raptors begin to fill the skies over New Jersey and the hummingbirds search the hills for … Continue Reading →


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WNJ Photo of the Week: Robber Fly with Sweat Bee Prey

This week’s WNJ Photo of the Week is of a Robber Fly (Efferia sp.) that has taken a Sweat Bee (Lasioglossum sp.) as prey and was submitted by Hadel Go. It was taken in Clifton, NJ. If you have any wildlife photos you’d like to have … Continue Reading →


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Owls and Moths attract crowds to the Triple C Ranch

Photo Credit: Kristen Poisler By Kristen Poisler The Triple C Ranch was left untouched by thunderstorms on Friday September 5th as a crowd gathered in the middle of the ranch. They were for it to get dark so that they can enjoy the “nightlife” of … Continue Reading →


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Meadowlands Nature Blog: New E-book about Bald Eagles!

Pictured above is the cover of the new book “Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands & Beyond.” Photo courtesy of Ron Shields. Photo Credit: Meadowlands Nature Blog “Bald Eagles of the Meadowlands & Beyond” is a free, 62-page online book about our national symbol’s remarkable comeback … Continue Reading →


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Regina’s Picture This: Remembering on the Anniversary of September 11, 2001

The infernos no longer burn, coloring the skies in crayon hues of blues, reds and golds and black for all of the world to see, but they burn forever in my mind.

The air is now clear of the dust and debris that fell and covered the world with the soil of hate, but my eyes still tear with the grit and grime and darkness of that day. Continue Reading →


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Five Local Chefs Combine Talents for Annual Farm to Table Dinner to Benefit Hunterdon Land Trust

HAMPTON, NJ – Enjoy a great meal for a great cause when the Hunterdon Land Trust holds its annual Farm to Table dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Grand Colonial in Hampton. The dinner features fresh, locally sourced food with ingredients from Bobolink Dairy … Continue Reading →


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Nature’s Focus: The Hidden Beauty of New Jersey

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park All Photo Credits: Thomas W. Gorman We all know that when people from other locations think of New Jersey, they first think about the close proximity to New York City, or the parkway, or the larger cities within NJ. What they … Continue Reading →


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Don’s Jersey Birding: The Last Flowers of Summer

Jewelweed flowers are an important source of food for migrating Hummingbirds. Photo Credit Alice Leurck By Don Torino  It feels very different outside now, despite the recent hot weather one you can feel summer slowly fading away. I am not sure if everyone can sense … Continue Reading →