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    Shipwreck

    https://maps.njpinebarrens.com/#lat=39.38572402805609&lng=-75.42616534631728&z=18&type=nj2015&gpx= I was planning a kayak trip out to some isolated Delaware Bay beaches to do some arrowhead hunting.I was looking on Google Earth and measuring my route when I noticed this shipwreck.It measures...
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    Where can I find out about burn schedules?

    I just too my wife and the dogs up to Howardsville today to let the dogs run in the field.I hadn't been there in probably ten years.We pull up to the road in which is usually gated and it was hanging open with fresh truck tracks.Thats when we looked ahead and noticed smoke.They were in the...
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    Pink Clay

    A friend and I were out exploring the new property bought by the state surrounding the Holly farm and I found very recent evidence of surveying along some corner monuments. Aslo while walking through a gravel pit we found some patches of a very odd purplish pink clay. It appeared flaky and at...
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    Millville the Cold Hole

    https://www.inquirer.com/weather/philadelphia-millville-temperature-freezing-airport-thermometer-20191207.html I have often wondered about this since My first vehicle with a temp reading was bought.I have been living in Laurel lake since then,actaually constantly since 93. I have noticed...
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    Holly Farm to be Preserved!

    https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/murphy-administration-purchases-1400-acre-cumberland-county-farm-preserve-new-jerseys-largest-concentration-endangered-species/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork
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    Salem Oak

    https://www.nj.com/salem/2019/06/iconic-oak-tree-nearly-600-years-old-and-a-vital-part-of-nj-history-collapses.html A sad day for South Jersey
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    Green Treefrog Expanding Range

    In I believe 2012 a study was done on the expanding Green Treefrog population that had recently "Jumped" the Delaware River and had shown up in Salem county and extreme western Cumberland county. Well it appears they have also jumped the Cohansey.Last night Whipoorbill did a thirty minute...
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    Historic Highways of America

    https://www.tschanzrarebooks.com/pages/books/2138/archie-butler-hulbert/historic-highways-of-america At his url there is a list of books that detail the historic highways of America.They go for over a thousand bucks hard copy.You can download them free as ebooks from Archive.org.I have also...
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    Secret room discovered under house turns out to be part of American history

    Not Barrens related but interesting nonetheless http://www.history101.com/secret-room-underground-railroad/?utm_source=faok&utm_medium=S_FB_H101_US_secret-room-underground-railroad_phase2-states-mob-v7_v1_1311&utm_content=feed&fbclid=IwAR0Fn_8CKUvSANtC3oM1UrOoKycfwpJtLRBYrtKgaonJjyyeDgvK_KHAegU
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    Insects Published 1 day ago Insects invading Virginia and Pennsylvania could be 'most destructive sp

    https://www.foxnews.com/science/spotted-lanternfly-invading-virginia-and-pennsylvania-could-be-most-destructive-species-in-150-years
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    Strange carved stone found 'buried' under New Jersey river puzzles locals

    https://www.foxnews.com/science/strange-carved-stone-found-buried-under-new-jersey-river-puzzles-locals.amp?fbclid=IwAR1VOyyGhjRVVvL6xvIh0RE7hFKLJgli7cKIdScZcViob2bq6jYnPZAu4Ek
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    Police in New Jersey search for alligator on the loose

    http://www.fox29.com/news/local-news/police-in-new-jersey-search-for-alligator-on-the-loose
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    Plany Effigy

    Can anyone tell me what this is? I"ll be in this area next month and may stop and give it a gander.
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    600 acres along Menantico Creek preserved in Vineland

    https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/acres-along-menantico-creek-preserved-in-vineland/article_fff288cb-be83-5e30-8aa0-70de6f874507.html Yeah baby! Been trespassing in those woods since the 70's! Some nice woods there!
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    Portuguese man-of-war washes ashore in Wildwood Crest

    https://whyy.org/articles/portuguese-man-of-war-washes-ashore-in-wildwood-crest/ Had one of these bastards wash around my ankle while me and Mom were walking the beach in Fort lauderdale back in 76.Worst pain i think I have ever experienced.I hate them
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    Bridgeton teen drowns at Menantico Ponds

    https://www.thedailyjournal.com/story/news/2018/07/02/bridgeton-teen-drowns-menantico-ponds/750996002/
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    Atlantic White Cypress

    A couple months ago I was reading backpacker Magazine when I seen a short article on the batona Trail and the Pine Barrens.The article made two mistakes.Namely it said that Pine Barren Treefrogs were endemic to South Jersey which their not and the article four times referred to the Atlantic...
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    Cumberland County Arrowheads

    I have a friend who is a master and finding arrowheads.We had not been out hunting in a long time.I had located some potential new sites using topos and aerials and a property site i use to make sure we were not Trespassing and I took Him with me as the ground man because He finds an average of...
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    The Story of NJ Civil Boundaries 1606-1968

    http://www.state.nj.us/dep/njgs/enviroed/oldpubs/bulletin67.pdf Free Ebook. .A few folks on here I thought might appreciate it.
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    Thick Hole

    I Just received an email from a botanist friend of mine and the file below was included.He was asking if I knew of a place called Thick Hole which I do not.It seems to be a hold out for the rare Fringetree.We have both encountered the tree along the Manumuskin upstream from Cumberland Pond and...