Tag: Michele S. Byers

Fall in Love with the Pine Barrens

By Michele S. Byers When author John McPhee was researching his book The Pine Barrens in the mid-1960s, nobody knew exactly where this unique region started or ended. Its borders had...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Racing Against Nature’s Deadline

By Michele S. Byers The clock is ticking on beach restorations up and down New Jersey’s coast, but one noteworthy project is facing a deadline imposed by nature rather than...

March 15, 2013 | comments

A Call to Action on Extinction

By Michele S. Byers Almost every 6-year-old has heard of “extinction.” Ask kids about extinct creatures and you will be told in graphic detail about the dinosaurs that once walked the...

March 8, 2013 | comments

The Worm Turns … Waste Into Compost

By Michele S. Byers What’s slimy and wiggly, can live by the hundreds in your home and transform junk mail and food scraps into a rich fertilizer known as “black...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Become a Modern Day Thoreau

By Michele S. Byers Are you eagerly waiting for spring? The first daffodils to bloom … chickadee song … snowdrops and crocuses? You’re not alone! Probably since the dawn of...

February 22, 2013 | comments