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A Rite Aid plastic bag wrapped up in a tree branch. Photo courtesy of Plastic Bags Blow! by katerha is marked with CC BY 2.0.

BYOB: It’s “bring your own bag” in New Jersey

Ciara Wenger, The Whit Staff April 29, 2022

Get your reusable bags ready! Next week, on May 4, all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses will no longer be handing out or selling single use plastic and paper bags. Both...

Earth Day 2008 by Ashish Lohorung is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Rowan University celebrates Earth Day 2022

Ciara Wenger, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Earth Day on April 22 has been a worldwide celebration of students and people all over the world for decades. From picking up trash on the playground to planting trees, schools across the globe have been...

A picture of an Atlantic White Cedar at the Dennis Creek Wildlife Management area up close. Photo by Ciara Wenger.

Phantom trees of Cape May County

Ciara Wenger, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Editor's Note: The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced it is spending $19 million to restore 10,000 acres of the Atlantic White Cedar in New Jersey, according to an April 25...

A large part of Americorps Watershed Ambassador Jodi Dziedzics work involves educating the public about the importance of the states watersheds. Photo courtesy of Jodi Dziedzic.

Education is Key to Watershed Ambassador’s Work

Ciara Wenger and Jay Vicente March 1, 2022

Dozens of organizations are leading the effort to protect New Jersey’s watersheds today. One of the most influential is the Americorps Watershed Program, administered by the New Jersey Department of...

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