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    Interactive map for mountain bike riders

    This is a cool map for mountain bike trails. Unfortunately it only has Batsto trails. https://www.trailforks.com/region/wharton-state-forest/map/
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    Spring peepers.

    Well for me it’s official. The spring peepers are here in full force. We can’t sleep with the windows open on these warm nights.
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    Bear sighting in Evesham......or beaver.

    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/07/27/evesham-township-black-bear/
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    Possible Government Shut-down may affect your weekend..

    Just a heads up. https://www.facebook.com/NewJerseyStateParks/posts/1640588259287021 Could affect some people's plans
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    Northern Gray Treefrog

    They are moving out of the pond and up into the trees for the summer. They sound happy today. (There is my soft spoken cat who wasn't happy I left her inside crying too)
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    Forest Fire in Shamong

    Ive been smelling this all morning. http://pinebarrenstribune.com/firefighters-battling-forest-fire-in-shamong-p1011-165.htm
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    Marking Territory?

    Doing some yard work today I discovered some animal scat. It looks about the size of a large dog but has too much fur to be domestic. I have seen fox here and heard coyotes, but never this close. Either way the odd part is that there is several piles with one being much older. I'm assuming...
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    Old Forge Dam to be rebuilt

    http://pinebarrenstribune.com/plan-to-rebuild-old-forge-dam-in-leisuretowne-moves-forward-p757-165.htm
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    Home Projects

    This past weekend I chose to just do a different project. My wife thought I was crazy. I had collected a bunch of these insulators when I was a kid. After several attempts I finally got it. With the 100 or so insulators I have in my mom's basement I've actually found the use for one:clint:
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    New Years "First Day Hike"

    http://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2016/16_0127.htm
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    Bird ID

    This little girl walked up to my wife and kids at the bus stop today. It was not afraid of them at all. That's the curb next to it for size.
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    Young child drowns in Lake Absegami

    This is a sad story. I can't believe it hasn't been reported sooner http://pinebarrenstribune.com/young-child-passes-away-after-drowning-in-lake-absegami-p317-165.htm
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    National Park Service trash Dumped in Winslow WMA

    http://www.courierpostonline.com/story/news/local/south-jersey/2016/09/07/national-park-service-trash-south-jersey/89923742/
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    Unhealthy Garden

    I know its not even in this country but it's interesting and includes giant hogweed. Which can leave blisters on a person up to 7 years:confused:
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    Possible Coyote Attack

    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/New-Jersey-Manchester-NJ-Coyote-Attack-Police-388670632.html
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    Camper "Explodes"

    http://pinebarrenstribune.com/camper-explodes-at-ladys-lake-camp-ground-in-medford-p227-167.htm
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    Gloucester County gets its first state park

    http://www.courierpostonline.com/story/news/2016/06/20/state-park-dedicated-gloucester-county/86147926/?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=kw&kwp_0=169672&kwp_4=692113&kwp_1=352048
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    Forest Management

    While this isn't quite the pines it's not far away. It's a very good article on many of the topics we talk about here. http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/the-pulse/93689-a-small-patch-of-old-growth-forest-with-big-lessons-in-conservation-
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    Will America's Worst Wildfire Disaster Happen in NJ?

    Even Rolling Stone is reporting on the pines http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/will-americas-worst-wildfire-disaster-happen-in-new-jersey-20160420?page=2
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    Red Flag Warning

    There's a Red Flag Warning today. No chance of rain for about a week, rising temperatures and a relatively dry spring, all during peak fire season. This could be a long week for our friends in the FFS...