Tag: Michele S. Byers

Dreaming of a Green Spring?

By Michele S. Byers January is named for Janus, the ancient Roman god of beginnings and transitions. Just as the two-faced Janus looks ahead as well as behind, so can...

January 11, 2013 | comments

New Year’s Resolutions for New Jersey’s Environment

By Michele S. Byers It’s that time again! We all resolve at New Year’s to get in shape, eat healthier, read more, get organized, volunteer for good causes, and a...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Storms Could Benefit Forest Biodiversity

By Michele S. Byers After more than three centuries of repeated cutting for timber, firewood, charcoal and conversion to rocky pastures, the forests in New Jersey’s Highlands (in northwestern New...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Keep the Preservation Pipeline Flowing

By Michele S. Byers We New Jersey­ans are an enthusiastic bunch when it comes to preserving land. Thirteen times since 1961, our state’s residents have voted “yes” on Green Acres...

December 7, 2012 | comments

Winter Farmers Markets Take Root

By Michele S. Byers Now that cold weather is upon us, are you yearning for the fresh produce and local foods you enjoyed all summer at your local farmers market?...

November 30, 2012 | comments