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    Logging in the Pinelands Just a vote away....

    Bill to allow harvesting of state-owned public lands clears legislative committee with bipartisan backing http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/13/06/10/is-logging-the-pinelands-a-vote-and-signature-away/ The state is looking to open up logging on New Jersey’s public lands, most of which were...
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    Where to pedal in the pines???

    I use to Mtn bike many many years ago, you know, before kids, now the oldest one who is 10 just got his first 24" mtn bike, so I had to get a new one also and picked one up last week. Where to go that the trails are not to deep in sand?? Any ideas?? Thanks
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    Outdoor recreation is on a decline...

    http://www.wtopnews.com/?nid=220&sid=1338993 February 5, 2008 - 4:52pm By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - As people spend more time communing with their televisions and computers, the impact is not just on their health, researchers say. Less time spent outdoors...
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    Planned rally at Brendan Byrne 5/17

    Friends of Brendan T. Byrne State Forest will be sponsoring a Rally at Pakim Pond in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest on Saturday May 17, 2008 between the hours of 1:00PM and 3:00PM. We need everyones support to show the Governor that the forest is being used and should not be put on a Passive...
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    Wharton SF this weekend April 5 & 6

    This is just a heads out for anyone that is visiting Wharton this weekend... There is a Horse Endurance ride taking place, it is not a speed event, the endurance part is because of distance travailed.. There will be 60 to 75 participants involved on both days, from about 7 a.m. to 2 on Sat...
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    Cedar swamp

    Cedar swamp in my back yard
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    Recreation in the Pines... My thoughts

    I was going to post this in the traps thread, but no reason to bring it even more off topic.... So here it goes.... There are many different and diverse types of recreation that can be enjoyed in the pines. Many times they create conflicts, some more then others. But it's really not...
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    Landscaping with native plants

    I will be doing (hopefully) some sprucing up of my tiny .11 acres of land (which backs up to 100's of acres of undeveloped woods) this spring/summer/fall. I would prefer to plant species that are native to the area. But I really don't now where to start or where to obtain the plants and trees...
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    Hike Weekend of March 29th?

    I hear there is a hike out of Goshen Pond Campground the weekend of March 29, but I can't find anything about it on-line, anyone have info about it?? I seen Nj Sierra Club has one scheduled for the weekend before (Easter weekend) but my son and I can not make that one. Thanks
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    Deadly Traps in Wharton SF

    It has been reported on a Jeep retaled website that various traps has been found within Wharton State Forest. Some are wire strung across dirt roads, fire cuts and other walking trails. Other discoveries found were section of plywood with nails sticking through them placed at the bottom of...