Recreation

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…

NJ.com: Nature lovers sing the praises of birdwatching in New Jersey

NJ.com: Nature lovers sing the praises of birdwatching in New Jersey

Despite New Jersey’s reputation as a morass of suburban sprawl, the state has an abundance of wildlife on the ground and in the skies.

Some 340 species of birds flutter in the trees, soar along the coast and peck for food amid the marshes. Because New Jersey is poised along the Atlantic Flyway, a spring migratory route from the tropics to Canada, the state is a hot spot for feathered voyagers.