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Bear hunters will get cookbooks in New Jersey

NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunters who bring in a bear to be weighed in New Jersey will receive a cookbook once the season starts to remind them that the animals are edible. The cookbooks include such recipes as "bear on a satay stick" and "grilled bear ...

Environmental Infrastructure Exec. Director: Infrastructure Has Problems

Environmental Infrastructure Trust Executive Director David Zimmer says that there are several infrastructure issues in New Jersey.

1st cases of bluetongue virus found in deer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first cases of bluetongue virus have been found in two New Jersey deer. The state Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that the virus was found in a deer that died in Basking ...

Details of Finger Lake shipwreck remain a mystery

AURORA, N.Y. (AP) — The name of a 19th-century canal boat found on the bottom of one of the Finger Lakes remains a mystery a year after it was discovered by two recreational divers. The Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/ZQWwVh ) that Craig ...

Officials: Bear that killed hiker was not rabid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a bear that attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve did not have rabies. The information was included in documents made public Tuesday night by the Department of ...

Hurricane Sandy Victims Still Suffering From Sandy’s Aftermath

Senior Correspondent Mike Schneider spoke with Dr. Adrienne Fessler-Belli about the mental health effects in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Delaware Township Committee Member: PennEast Pipeline Would Cause Problems

Delaware Township Committee member Kristin McCarthy says that the PennEast pipeline, which would run through the municipality, would cause issues for preserved farmlands and ecosystems.

Battle over dredge spoils facility headed to court

EAGLESWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Two of New Jersey's largest environmental organizations and a homeowners' group have filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the construction of a dredge spoil facility along the Barnegat Bay. The plaintiffs claim the state's ...

Elusive bear finally caught in northern New Jersey

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Wildlife officials say an elusive black bear that romped around a northern New Jersey community for several hours has been captured. The male bear was tranquilized around 3 p.m. Tuesday as it rested in a tree in Ridgewood. ...

Rutgers lab churning out baby horseshoe crabs

LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Six thousand baby horseshoe crabs are making their way in the waters near Cape May this weekend, thanks to a Rutgers University center that grows and releases them into the wild. The New Jersey Aquaculture Innovation ...