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    Honoring Two Conservation Trailblazers  By Michele S. Byers Bill Dana and John Waleski didn’t cross paths. Bill lived in northern New Jersey and John lived in the Pine Barrens before retiring to the shore. Both were…

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    Love the Land? Try a Volunteer Vacation By Michele S. Byers If your idea of summer paradise is lounging on a beach, soaking up sun and snoozing in the ocean breezes, stop reading now! But if…

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    Letters and Commentary

    Lautenberg Remembered as ‘Tireless Defender’ NJ Coastline To the Editor: Services were held recently for Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a great ocean champion and long-time friend of Clean Ocean Action. For nearly 30 years, I have had…

  • All Hail New Jersey’s Blueberry Queen

    By Michele S. Byers Huge Jersey blue­­berries are one of summer’s greatest pleasures. It’s a fruit we take for granted. You may not know that today’s blueberries came directly from wild blueberry bushes in the Pine Barrens!…

  • Go Slow, Expect Delays for July 4th Weekend

    By Boat Owners Association of the United States Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) says this July 4th holiday week will be a doozy for America’s recreational boaters. While boaters will have the…

  • Be Cool, Stay Local and Beat Summer Heat

    By Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders Monmouth County is the place you want to be, but its beaches and parks may be the places you need to be when local temperatures head north of…

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    Mid-Year Progress Report on Monmouth County Shared Service Initiatives   By Thomas A. Arnone Monmouth County continues to grow in its leadership role in the field of shared services. We have been successful in streamlining…

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    Letters and Commentary

    Thank You and Farewell to an Environmental Champion   By Michele S. Byers Many folks view politicians with a jaundiced eye, and there’s plenty of evidence to justify their cynicism. But that just was not…

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    Stop ORV Damage in its Tracks!

    By Michele S. Byers Take a hike through any of New Jersey’s large state parks, forests or wildlife management areas, and at some point you’ll come across deep, muddy ruts and tire tracks, broken and…

  • Take Action as Hurricane Season Arrives

    By Kathleen Sebelius The devastation wrought by the recent powerful tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area is a tragic reminder of the importance of being prepared for severe weather of all kinds. Last week was…