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Walk with Ruddy Turnstones

Did one of our favorite walks yesterday at Island Beach State Park, a 10-mile long, narrow, undeveloped barrier island off the NJ coast.  The last mile is just ocean, white sand, and sand dunes.  It ends at Barnagat Inlet, where … Continue reading

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From a Bear to an Oystercatcher

I was transfixed by an array of zinnias in a formal garden at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden (yes, there is such a place in Ringwood State Forest located in the relatively unpopulated northwest part of the state) when … Continue reading

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Ocean Scene

This picture was taken at Island Beach State Park, ten miles of beautiful dunes and wide beaches at the south end of Barnegat Peninsula (really an island). My favorite beach walk is the mile from where the road ends to … Continue reading

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