Outdoors

Where farmers and shoppers meet, both benefit. Growers get a warm reception and a fair price, consumers unsurpassed quality and freshness—and a window into where our food comes from....
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A new book exposes the chemical contamination and subsequent discovery of a cancer cluster in Toms River. ...
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The post-Sandy rebuilding is about to begin. How will the lessons learned change the face of our Shore? ...
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As urban farms crop up in inner cities around the state, fresh produce becomes available in unlikely places. ...
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Think Christmas trees grow on trees? It takes about 14 years of TLC (and luck) to ready each one for its shining hour. ...
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The aquatic rodents get a warm welcome at this South Jersey refuge....
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More towns adopt humane practices for controlling feral cats....
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With no natural predators, coyotes are on the rise in New Jersey—and looking for easy prey....
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Birds chirp, leaves glimmer and a Delaware Water Gap hiker learns his lesson the hard way....
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Autumn goes clickety-clack on Jersey’s scenic railroads. ...
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Enjoying the laid-back delights of Lambertville and Frenchtown....
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Two intrepid hikers travel through the wild isolation of the Pine Barrens....
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Cruising the back roads of Somerset and Morris counties....
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The Rescuers

July 17, 2012

In high seas and rough weather, the Coast Guard crew at Air Station Atlantic City is always ready to take the plunge. ...
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During their annual census, enthusiasts take a hike to keep tabs on their favorite insects. ...
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Above The Waves

May 8, 2012

A first-time lesson in stand-up paddling provides some shaky moments—along with fun and fitness....
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Beach yoga spreads calm up and down the Shore....
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If it’s Monday morning, Pete Dunne is sharing his love for avian life with a lucky group of bird watchers....
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Shell Game

April 9, 2012

Scallop fishermen, working like dogs, haul in Jersey’s most valuable seafood crop. A day on the job with the crew of the scallop boat Lucky Thirteen....
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The Muck Stops Here

February 13, 2012

After 30 years of talk and legal wrangling, a mountain of contaminated goo is about to be hauled up from the bottom of the Passaic River. ...
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