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The vegetation of the New Jersey pine-barrens

John W. Harshberger

The vegetation of the New Jersey pine-barrens

an ecologic investigation.

by John W. Harshberger

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pine Barrens (N.J.),
  • New Jersey,
  • Pine Barrens.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology -- New Jersey -- Pine Barrens,
    • Pine Barrens (N.J.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK941.N5 H3 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 329 p.
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4759803M
      ISBN 100486225372
      LC Control Number78106485

      In North America, the largest natural pine barrens exist primarily in parts of the American Midwest and in dry sandy areas along the East Coast. In popular culture Literature. John McPhee's book, titled The Pine Barrens (), explores the history, ecology, and geography of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Dec 30,  · Imagine catching a 9-pound, 3-ounce pickerel. It happened in on Lower Aetna Lake, not named after the insurance company, thank God. Associated with the New Jersey Pine Barrens, though not deep within them to the best of my knowledge, it's unlike how some bogs virtually need to be stumbled on during a long hike to be found without a name. Herpetafauna of the NJ Pine Barrens RT Zappalorti. which are all within the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Brief summaries are provided about the ecology and habitats of the reptiles and amphibians. The Pine Barrens is a book by American writer John McPhee about the history, people and biology of the New Jersey Pine Barrens that originally appeared in The New Yorker in Dwarf forest, elfin forest, or pygmy forest is a rare ecosystem featuring miniature trees, inhabited by small species of fauna such as rodents and lizards.


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All over New Jersey Body is inches long, with tail slightly shorter. Brown with a mix of red or orange fur on its back, with white feet and a white underside.

Large black eyes, long whiskers and large ears. All sites in the Pine Barrens except for the cedar swamps. Prefers living in lower altitudes and in areas that are wooded or have brushes.

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New Jersey Pine Plains: the "true barrens" of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, in The savanna, barren and rock outcrop communities of North America, edited by R. Anderson, J. Fralish, and J. Baskin, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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It is estimated that an average point in the Pine Barrens upland forest burns at about a year interval versus a year interval in the first half of 20th century. The U.S. Forest Services has used prescribed burning in the New Jersey Pine Barrens since the late s.

It features in McPhee’s seminal study of the area’s unique ecology and history, The Pine Barrens. It was reading this book that prompted New Jersey State Governor Brendan Thomas Byrne to step in and thwart planned development that would have included a new city, a jetport, and an industrial park.

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The Pine Barrens, also known as the Pinelands, is an enormous and all-encompassing tract of open space that covers million acres, or 22 percent of New Jersey's land area. Plants of the NJ Pine Barrens, including Carnivores. The Pine Barrens is becoming a popular tourist destination. It offers history, nature, boating, camping, fishing, swimming, and most of.

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From the text 'Summary: The Pine Plains region of the New Jersey Pinelands occupies 4, ha in southern New Jersey. The sandy soils of this upland region are characterized by dwarfed and stunted pitch pine (Pinus rigida) and blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica) trees, along with a suite of fire-adapted shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Mar 22,  · “When publicized inthis project proposal united conservationists, blueberry and cranberry farmers, hunters and others who, realizing the threat to the Pinelands, began to work together on preservation efforts,” wrote author Robert J. Mason in his book, Contested Lands: Conflict and Compromise in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The New Yorker, November 25, P. PROFILE of the Pine Barrens, a large tract of wilderness in central & southern N.J., and the inhabitants of the place. InElizabeth Kite, a. New Jersey may be the fourth smallest state, but what it lacks in size is made up in amazing diversity. From the rugged Highlands to sandy ocean beaches, and from the Pine Barrens to tidal marshes.

Oct 10,  · Writer John McPhee demurs when asked if his fourth book, “The Pine Barrens,” saved New Jersey’s distinctive pinelands. “I didn’t save the Pine Barrens,” the Pulitzer-winning Princeton.

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variety in vegetation and look of places.Herpetofauna of the New Jersey Pine Barrens We made our way back up onto the railroad tracks walking eastward while turning dozens of ties. After two hours of searching the railroad tracks and the.