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Posts Tagged ‘outdoor recreation’

Harmful Algal Blooms impacting recreation season for NJ Lakes

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024

Budd Lake, New Jersey’s largest natural freshwater body, was once an attractive vacation spot in North Jersey during the latter half of the 19th century for sunbathing, swimming, boating, and nearby attractions that have continued to today. Now, Budd Lake faces water quality impairments that threaten the recreation season and associated economic activities.

Unlocking Opportunities: Securing Funding for Trail-Related Projects

Monday, June 24th, 2024

As the nation’s most densely populated state, New Jersey packs in more people per square mile than anywhere else. Our most vibrant cities and towns include compact, walkable downtowns and active streetscapes—complemented by accessible greenways and trails for recreation, a respite from urban life, and healthy, carbon-free travel. But being the Garden State, we can do so much more.

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