Conservation

Northernmost Pine Barrens Worthy of Cleanup and Restoration By Robert Spiegel, Executive Director of Edison Wetlands Association, and Stuart Brown, Intern of Edison Wetlands Association

Driving on a hot summer day, sometimes you forgo the air conditioning and roll down the windows for the sweet smell of clean air and the wind in your face. Driving down County Road 656, aka Riverside drive, there is…

Keeping a Close Eye on our Osprey By Don Torino

Encircled by the noise of the never ending Northern New Jersey traffic, high above the oblivious and ceaseless commuters and placed precariously and perhaps symbolically on a metal man made structure is a Pair of Osprey, and you can be sure that not too far away there is Jim Macaluso keeping a very close eye on this pair of nesting New jersey endangered species. 

NorthJersey.com: Testing the waters for invasive species: Non-native shrimp threaten local ecosystems

NorthJersey.com: Testing the waters for invasive species: Non-native shrimp threaten local ecosystems

College students stood on a floating dock in the Hackensack River recently and used long-handled nets to scoop shrimp out of the murky water. The shrimp were not for grilling.

These were small Grass shrimp, an inch or two long, native to the Hackensack. The students want to see how many live in the water here, and whether the river has been invaded by several non-native species of shrimp that have started to appear in coastal waters from Boston to the Chesapeake.

Space Coast Daily: Fish Spawned At KSC Tracked As Far Away As New Jersey

Space Coast Daily: Fish Spawned At KSC Tracked As Far Away As New Jersey

NASA – Since the earliest days of America’s space program, telemetry has been used to track rockets and spacecraft.

Similar technology now is being put to work by marine biologists to aid in studying activities of over a dozen managed fish and sea turtle species in the waters surrounding NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.