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Municipalities Differ with Rules About Tree Removal

9-16-16
Hundreds of New Jersey towns have laws governing the removal of trees on private property, but they differ so homeowners should ask before they take action.
160830Vannozzi

Rip Current Warning at Jersey Shore Ahead of Labor Day

8-30-16
Gaston is churning up ocean waters and has led to rip current warnings at beaches along the Jersey Shore.
160825Vannozzi

Celebrating 100 Years of National Parks

8-25-16
The National Park System is 100 years old. New Jersey has five national historic parks.
160818Schmertz

NJDEP Works to Control Mosquito Population

8-18-16
Because of the threat of Zika and West Nile, the state Department of Environmental Protection is working to keep the mosquito population down in New Jersey.
160816Hill

Beneficial Insect Lab Raises Good Bugs to Kill Bad Ones

8-16-16
New Jersey opened the Phillip Alampi Beneficial Insect Lab, a division the state agriculture department, to raise good bugs to kill the bad ones and bad weeds that attack trees and plants and create an imbalance in the natural order of things.
160812Flanagan

Strongest Hurricane Season Since Sandy Expected This Year

8-12-16
The new 2016 hurricane forecast expects 12 to 17 named storms this season, five to eight of them hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes.
160809Schmertz

Monitoring Water Quality at the Jersey Shore

8-9-16
Environmental officials take to the skies to look for anything that could effect the water quality at the Jersey Shore.
160805Pover

Nesting Bird Project Manager Talks ‘Intensive Conservation’ of Piping Plovers

8-5-16
Piping plovers, tiny birds that nest on New Jersey's shorelines, are not yet endangered but are under "intensive conservation". Conserve Wildlife Beach Nesting Bird Project Manager Todd Plover explains what that means.
160802Flanagan

NJ Freight Bridges Appear to be in Poor Condition

8-2-16
Advocates peer worriedly at a rusty, century-old drawbridge perched on crumbly-looking supports. But without an engineering report, it’s tough to determine whether injuries are structural or cosmetic.