For Halloween: Jeeper…

For Halloween: Jeeper…

Why is this the perfect bird for today?  (Courtesy of the NJMC’s Mike Newhouse and his band of birder/banders.)

NJEnviro's Facebook Wall 2014-10-30 19:41:26

NJEnviro’s Facebook Wall 2014-10-30 19:41:26


WolfeNotes.com » EPA Issues Revised Dupont Pompton Lakes Cleanup Plan
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US EPA today issued the long overdue revised draft permit for the Dupont cleanup of Pompton Lakes sediments, upland portions of the lakefront, and downriver portions contaminated by toxic mercury.

We continue to make great strides with our Corporate partners, restoring and man...

We continue to make great strides with our Corporate partners, restoring and man…

We continue to make great strides with our Corporate partners, restoring and managing habitat throughout NJ. Read the blog post below to learn more about the diversity of projects completed and underway!


NJ Audubon Corporate Stewardship Council holds Annual Meeting at NJDEP
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On October 14, 2014 the New Jersey (Read more...)

EPA Issues Revised Dupont Pompton Lakes Cleanup Plan

EPA Issues Revised Dupont Pompton Lakes Cleanup Plan

EPA eliminated numeric 2 ppm ecological cleanup standard for sediments EPA backed off requirements for Hot Spot removal and Ecological Risk Assessment Whitewashed USFWS Criticism of Dupont Science & EPA Legal Error that triggered Dupont appeal US EPA today issued the long overdue revised draft permit for the Dupont cleanup (Read more...)

"It also should be noted that no existing program is better able to safeguard wa...

"It also should be noted that no existing program is better able to safeguard wa…

“It also should be noted that no existing program is better able to safeguard water quality than one that preserves land around sources of water,” Asbury Park Press. http://www.app.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/10/30/editorial-vote-yes-open-space-funding/18193915/

NJEnviro's Facebook Wall 2014-10-30 16:57:43

NJEnviro’s Facebook Wall 2014-10-30 16:57:43


Vote Yes for # 2 « Raritan Headwaters Association
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Vote Yes on Question 2 on Election Day to Protect Clean Water, Open Spaces, Farms and Historic Sites for Future Generations

EPA proposes modified cleanup for Pompton Lakes, NJ

EPA proposes modified cleanup for Pompton Lakes, NJ


  Pompton Lakes, NJ with DuPont site in background. Lake in foreground -The Record file photo 

In a news release today, the EPA announced a proposed new plan…


“…to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook (Read more...)

NJ’s snow depth record? 52 inches

NJ’s snow depth record? 52 inches

More than 4 feet of snow on the ground. That’s a lot of snow to shovel. In fact, 52 inches is the greatest snow depth ever recorded in New Jersey, according to the National Weather Service. Freehold: Ground zero for … Continue reading

Banded Bird of the Day

Banded Bird of the Day

The NJMC’s amazing banders banded this raptor this morning. We thought this young bird was so cool we had to post right away. How do you like them talons? BTW, can you I.D. it?

Tundra (?) Swan at Mill Creek Today

Tundra (?) Swan at Mill Creek Today

Dennis Cheeseman took the above swan photo at Mill Creek Marsh today.
He wonders if it is a Tundra Swan or Trumpeter Swan. He leans toward Tundra, and so do we.