• Lavender
    Mad Lavender Farm in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey in late summer. Photo by Renu Sagreiya.
  • Mill Dam
    Historic Mill Dam on Rancocas Creek in Mount Holly, NJ, July 2022. Photo by Isaiah Beard.
  • Island in Country lake
    Island in Country Lake, Browns Mills New Jersey, June 2022. Photographed by Isaiah Beard
  • Cape May County Trail
    Trail in Sea Isle City in autumn. Photographed by Renu Sagreiya
  • Tulips at Dalton Farms
    Tulip Festival at Dalton Farms, Swedesboro, NJ. April 16, 2022. Photo by Isaiah Beard.
  • Pine Trees
    Pine trees surrounding a pond in Seaville, Cape May County, New Jersey. Photo by Renu Sagreiya.
  • Giraffes at Cape May Zoo
    Giraffes at Cape May County Zoo, April 2, 2022. Photograph by Isaiah Beard
  • Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center
    Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center, North Brunswick NJ. Photographer: Isaiah Beard

Spotlight

Organization logo: silhouette of farm and marsh with heron in the foreground Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat Improvement in New Jersey’s New Jersey’s Coastal Plain Region (Cape Atlantic Conservation District)

This guide provides information for native plant species beneficial to wildlife of the Coastal Plain region of New Jersey. These plants can be used to help establish wildlife habitat areas on your property. The plants are listed in the categories of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. In addition, environmental parameters for the use of these plants are identified in terms of soil moisture conditions, light preference and plant characteristics. Most of the plants in this guide are readily available from the nurseries and garden centers in this region.

Read more...
Red banner in foreground with text "Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station" with farm in the background Weathering The Storm: Increased Resiliency a Decade After Superstorm Sandy (September-November 2022/Rutgers University NJ Agricultural Experiment Station)

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we pause to reflect and evaluate on how our state has become more resilient to environmental impacts, with an emphasis on storms and extreme weather. Join us for this webinar series as we learn from experts on how New Jersey has become more resilient.

Read more...
Organization logo: "SAVE Coastal Wildlife" in blue text with blue silhouette of horseshoe crab with text, "Education", "Restoration", "Research"  A Guide To Seals Along The Jersey Shore! (Save Coastal Wildlife)

The Jersey Shore is a seasonal home to several species of seals or pinnipeds during the late fall, winter, and early spring; sometimes even year-round as every so often a juvenile seal might be spotted during the summer. Seals are protected pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, meaning that it is illegal to harm or harass them.

Read more...
Organization logo: text with grey silhouette of bird Union County Falcon Cam (Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey)

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ has partnered with Union County to stream this falcon nest live from the roof of the County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth, New Jersey!

Read more...
Black silhouette of a bat with text, "Wildlife Conservation and Management" Bat Colony Reporting (Rutgers University Wildlife Conservation & Management Program)

Since 2006, over 5.7 million bats have died from White Nose Syndrome, a devastating disease that destroys their wing tissue. Despite many inaccurate myths about bats, they are important providers of ecological services, particularly as insect pest managers. Please help us monitor bat populations in New Jersey by letting us know if you have an active bat colony on your property!

Read more...

News & Updates RSS feed