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3 Tips For a More Sustainable Thanksgiving
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3 Tips For a More Sustainable Thanksgiving

It’s that time of the year when we need to prepare a three-course meal, usually complete with a selection of...
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Gala 45 Wrap Up
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Gala 45 Wrap Up

What a month it’s been! If you’ve been following us online, you probably know that last week we had our...
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What is “The Best of The Rest”?
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What is “The Best of The Rest”?

A little over a month ago, the Long Island Pine Barrens Society announced our newest initiative, The Best of The...
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Protecting Yourself From Ticks
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Protecting Yourself From Ticks

With the summer heat sweeping across the island, it’s one of the best times of the year to get out...
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How Your Donation Dollars Help
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How Your Donation Dollars Help

Have you ever wondered how your donation benefits our non-profit organization?  Let’s take a look at the important projects your...
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Summer Recreation in the Pine Barrens
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Summer Recreation in the Pine Barrens

Summer weather is finally here!  Whether you’re spending time with your family or flying solo, there are many ways to...
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Endangered and Threatened Species on Long Island
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Endangered and Threatened Species on Long Island

Friday, May 20th is National Endangered Species Day.  Many remarkable creatures inhabiting our local environment are at risk of disappearing...
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Earth Day: Its Origin and Significance
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Earth Day: Its Origin and Significance

Every year, the world celebrates Earth Day, a day that demonstrates support for the protection of our amazing planet and...
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How do flowers know to bloom in the spring?
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How do flowers know to bloom in the spring?

As the weather gets warmer and the sun starts shining, you may be starting to see some flower buds opening...
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Resolutions to Start in 2022
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Resolutions to Start in 2022

It’s that time of year again when we all reflect on the past year and start planning for the year...
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Spooky Creatures in the Pine Barrens
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Spooky Creatures in the Pine Barrens

Spooky Creatures in the Pine Barrens If you’re like me, you look forward to the Fall all year. The temperature...
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Where are all the Fireflies?
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Where are all the Fireflies?

Where are all the Fireflies? Who can deny their love for the little beetles that light up our nighttime skies? ...
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Rainwater: The Good and The Bad
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Rainwater: The Good and The Bad

Rainwater: The Good and The Bad   Here at the Pine Barrens Society, we prioritize clean water. Perhaps you’ve seen...
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Monarchs & Milkweed: The Tale of Two Declining Species
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Monarchs & Milkweed: The Tale of Two Declining Species

Monarchs & Milkweed: The Tale of Two Declining Species With its bright orange wing color and thick black outline, it’s...
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Dealing with Eco-Anxiety
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Dealing with Eco-Anxiety

Dealing with Eco-Anxiety Climate change certainly affects our weather patterns, biological diversity, and landscape composition, but climate change can also...
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Shark Week in the Pine Barrens
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Shark Week in the Pine Barrens

Shark Week in the Pine Barrens   Perhaps one of the most anticipated weeks of the summer is finally here....
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Top 5 Favorite Pine Barrens Hiking Spots
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Top 5 Favorite Pine Barrens Hiking Spots

This week on our blog, I’m spilling the beans on some of my favorite Long Island Pine Barrens hiking spots! ...
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Climate Change Impacts Happening on Long Island
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Climate Change Impacts Happening on Long Island

Once upon a time, many of us dismissed the idea of human-caused climate change as a miniscule issue, or some...
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Backyard Birding for Beginners
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Backyard Birding for Beginners

One of my favorite ways to spend a morning is to wake up, pour myself a cup of coffee and...
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The North American Marsupial 
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The North American Marsupial 

The North American Marsupial    Virginia Opossums (Didelphis virginiana) or commonly known as opossums, regularly visit many of our backyards...
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