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Pinelands Roundup – 4/12/19

A New Commissioner This is a recap of the Pinelands Commission Meeting held on April 12, 2019. The first order is business attended to was swearing in of the new commissioner representing Atlantic County, Jerome H. Irick. Irick resides in Buena Township where he works as a farmer and engineer. A Clear Cut The first…

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Pine Barrens ORV : A follow up

In this edition of WWR, Heather sits down for a follow-up interview with activist and fellow Piney Jason Howell, Stewardship Coordinator for Pineland Preservation Alliance, the only private, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the Pine Barrens in Southern New Jersey. View the original article here Piney Power Before diving into the issues, Jason…

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Small Victory, Big War

Just last night, environmentalists in New Jersey learned of a victory. RC Cape May Holdings issued a statement saying they are abandoning plans to retrofit the BL England Plant. For the better part of a decade environmentalists have fought construction of a pipeline through the highly protected Pinelands Reserve. A long fight The Pinelands Commission…

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Pinelands Corner 2-8-19: ORV Damage

The Pinelands Commission held their monthly meeting on Feb. 8th. The main topic of discussion was ORV damage in the reserve. John Bunnel presented the commission’s pond study, and he reported on wetland damage caused by off road vehicles. The study is titled “Vulnerability and Comparability of Natural and Created Wetlands”. Olivia Glen from the…

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