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What Makes New Jersey a Better Place for People and Wildlife? Our Volunteers!

New Jersey Audubon owes so much to the great group of volunteers that donate their most valuable resource to help make New Jersey a better place for people and wildlife. Over the years, so many have given their time and energy towards stewarding the land, from planting native species, to…...

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A “Blueprint” for Recovery – Nest Boxes and the Eastern Bluebird

The brilliant blue of an Eastern Bluebird is a common sight in New Jersey, but that was not always the case. From the mid-1930s to the 1970s, Eastern Bluebird populations dwindled due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and the introduction of aggressive non-native birds, like the House Sparrow and European…...

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ENDANGERED GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER FOUND IN A MANAGED SITE ON SPARTA MOUNTAIN!

On May 20, 2020 a rare Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) was found using a patch of young forest on Sparta Mountain where the mature trees had previously been harvested to create young forest habitat for the warbler and other wildlife. The rare warbler was discovered by NJ Division of Fish…...

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Conservation Work Continues Even in Uncertain Times

Although the world is a lot different now, what has not changed is the need to conserve and protect our natural resources for a healthier planet.  Donned in facemasks and gloves, New Jersey Audubon Stewardship staff assisted two different landowners in the Musconetcong Watershed with reforestation projects.  Both projects are…...

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Restoring Lake Lily at Cape May Point

Amid the Covid-19 crisis, New Jersey Audubon continues its commitment to conserve wildlife and habitat through the active management, restoration and enhancement of public and private lands throughout the state. The Lake Lily restoration project is just one example! Lake Lily is a small and picturesque lake in the borough…...

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