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This time of year, New Jersey is popping with color from blooming flowers and shrubs and beautiful songbirds.

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A trip to the supermarket – or a local farmers market or farm stand – offers a dazzling array of fruits and veggies. Which should you pick? If you’re looking for the healthiest choices, head straight for the organic section!

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When we talk about a “sea change,” we mean a deep, profound transformation. And that’s exactly what a Princeton-based group called C-Change Conversations is trying to bring about in talking with people about climate change.

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If bluebirds are a symbol of happiness, here’s some extremely happy news: New Jersey is the nation’s top state in expanding its population of bluebirds!

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Fifty years ago, people took to streets and campuses across America to sound the alarm on pollution and demand stronger environmental protections.

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Dia, Fagen and Fly are high-energy dogs who love to run through woods and fields for hours, their noses to the ground.

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In the wooded wetlands of South Jersey, tender buds of swamp pink flowers are popping from the ground like stalks of asparagus. The buds open into beautiful blooms with large clusters of tiny, bright pink flowers dotted with blue anthers.

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The coronavirus has thrown our lives into pandemonium. Schools and workplaces are closed and you can’t even go to health clubs, restaurants or bars!

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In these uncertain and difficult times, we all need to look for signs of hope. Thanks to Mother Nature and a little help from her friends, here is a wonderful story of recovery and hope for New Jersey's bald eagle population.

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MEDFORD >> Uncertainty about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a tumultuous effect on the economy, but that doesn’t mean people don’t have options when it comes to protecting their financial bottom line. Dennis Dovie, a financial consultant at Padden Cooper, LLC in Medford, strongly…

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New Jersey’s amazing geological diversity supports a wide variety of native plants and animals. Many of them are endangered or threatened – that is, in danger of vanishing from New Jersey or, in some cases, becoming extinct.

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“Along the river, over the hills, in the ground, in the sky, spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm, new life, new beauty, unfolding, unrolling in glorious exuberant extravagance - new birds in their nests, new winged creatures in the air, and new leaves, new flowers spreading, shini…

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“Everyone wants to witness a miracle. Yet, if Walt Whitman was right and we are actually witnessing them every day, why aren’t we more aware of our good fortune? Isn’t it … miraculous that trees have sensors that can detect the length of daylight? Or that trees can ‘eat’ sunlight and turn it…

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New Jersey has an amazing diversity of landscapes, and every region has a unique assemblage of native plants and animals, geological features and history.

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Governor Murphy is making a PACT with New Jersey by taking the most proactive step of any state to address climate change.

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A Vineland family was recently shocked to find a scorpion in their house. The scorpion, usually found in warmer climates, apparently crawled into their luggage during a vacation in Costa Rica and came back with them to New Jersey. It was removed without incident by local animal control officers.

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Tripod Rock, an enormous boulder balanced precariously atop three tiny rocks, has been called “Morris County’s Stonehenge.” Geologists say the amazing rock formation was created when glaciers plowed through the area over 18,000 years ago, although local lore offers the alternative theory tha…

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It’s the nation’s most densely populated state, with the most Superfund sites, and sometimes called Cancer Alley! This state we’re in faces many environmental challenges, including air pollution, threats to clean drinking water and sprawl.

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If New Jersey were to have a “people’s park,” it would be Liberty State Park in Jersey City – 1,200 acres of land and water along the Hudson River waterfront with sweeping views of the New York City skyline, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Spotted lanternflies are invading from Pennsylvania into eight New Jersey counties! Fortunately for New Jersey Christmas tree farmers - and Christmas tree lovers - these alien pests don’t like the taste of evergreens.

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Just in time for the holidays, the state of New Jersey announced plans to permanently preserve the nearly 1,400-acre “Holly Farm” property in Millville and Maurice River Township, Cumberland County.