Monthly Archives: January 2011

Federal City

A couple of weekends ago, my friends and I went birding. Most of the day was spent along the coast, but we finished up west of Princeton at what is now known as “the AT&T Tract” of Mercer County Park … Continue reading

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Harrisville Video Podcast Tour

While roaming the wilds of the internet yesterday, I came across a video made by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance. It’s intended to be downloaded to an iPod or an iPhone, and features Barbara Solem-Stull giving a tour of the ruined … Continue reading

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Blackwell’s Mills

Last Sunday, the 2nd, was the day of the Somerset CBC (Christmas Bird Count). My team’s territory runs from Blackwell’s Mills up through Hillsborough and to Manville. We’ve been doing this territory for 15 years (although I have missed a … Continue reading

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