Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Wildlife

The Monarch, Royalty Among Butterflies

The advent of autumn brings with it one of the greatest migration stories ever told. This migration tale does not start with the wildebeests of Africa nor the birds flying south for the winter, but the Eastern monarch butterfly.

Parts of North Warren Designated ‘Bobcat Alley’

Shy and elusive, New Jersey’s only native wild cat was once considered locally extinct in the state. Today, no one knows for sure how...

Raccoons Don’t Wash Their Food

Steeped deeply within Native American traditions, as well as in modern American folklore and film, the raccoon is one of the most iconic, and...

We Owe a Debt of Gratitude to New Jersey’s Vultures – Nature’s Clean Up Crew

It is not uncommon to witness them soaring effortlessly in the sky, but how much do you really know about vultures?Thanks to Hollywood, the...

Invasive Mosquitoes On the Rise

It’s not uncommon to spot mosquitoes buzzing and biting on summer evenings. But this summer, many Blairstown area residents find themselves swatting at large...

Piebald Deer – Rare Natural Marvels

If you happen to be hiking in the woods and suddenly see a flash of white and something that appears to be a small...

Despite Theft, Butterfly Garden’s Volunteers Forge Ahead

Despite the theft of a donated tree and other items from their garden, the volunteers at the Knowlton Township Butterfly Garden have vowed to...

The Opossum – One of the Most Unique Animals Probably in Your Backyard

There are over 100 species of opossums in the world, but only one that lives in the United States, the Virginia opossum. By now...
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