Tag: Michele S. Byers

Horsepower Rules in New Jersey!

By Michele S. Byers Did you know New Jersey’s state animal is the horse?  This state we’re in is home to about 42,000 horses. Throughout history, they have transported us,...

October 18, 2013 | comments

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...

June 28, 2013 | comments

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...

June 7, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Honoring Those Who Make A Difference in Our Communities By Thomas A. Arnone   While informing the residents of Monmouth County about the happenings and goings on within the county...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Post-Sandy: No Access, No Money

By Michele S. Byers It’s been six months since Super Storm Sandy pounded New Jersey, and summer is almost upon us. Towns up and down the coast are preparing for...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Preserved Land Needed to Help Keep Clean Water

By Michele S. Byers If you looked for a list of the least exciting words in the English language, “infrastructure” would be near the top. Those four syllables can cure...

May 3, 2013 | comments

The Rip Van Winkle of Bugs to Awaken

By Michele S. Byers The last time “Brood II” hatched, Bill Clinton was in the White House, Justin Bieber was in diapers and there was no Google, Facebook, Twitter or...

April 26, 2013 | comments

Iconic Palisades Threatened

By Michele S. Byers For 200 million years, the Palisades have stood majestically over the Hudson River. These nearly vertical cliffs carved by erosion have inspired artists for centuries. In...

April 12, 2013 | comments

A Bicyclist’s View Of Land Preservation

By Michele S. Byers Land conservation is often invisible. When a farm or forest is permanently preserved, it looks exactly the same, so many folks don’t notice something important has...

April 5, 2013 | comments

A Wildlife Safari on Your Computer

By Michele S. Byers Imagine a fantastic wildlife safari with bald eagles feeding chicks, wolves curled up in their den, elephants at a water hole in Africa, polar bears making...

March 29, 2013 | comments

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