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During the first week of February humpback whale females give birth after being pregnant for 11 months. Newborn calves are 13-16 feet long and grow quickly feeding on the milk of their mother.

 

February 2011

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Changes to the Endangered Species List

Changes to the Endangered Species List

New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection recently released a rule proposing certain changes to endangered species list and other considerations about rare wildlife in the state. The list of species protected on the Endangered Species list has not been updated since 2003. This new proposal reflects years of work by wildlife biologists engaged in endangered species protection.

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Goodbye Ponderlodge, Hello Wildlife Habitat!

Goodbye Ponderlodge, Hello Wildlife Habitat!

Buildings at this former golf course in Cape May will be demolished this winter. We are working to help restore the degraded habitat there and have big plans for the site.

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Celebrating New Jersey's Landowner Incentive Program

Celebrating New Jersey's Landowner Incentive Program

Since its origins in 2004, the Landowner Incentive Program (LIP) has given funding and guidance to create better wildlife habitat on private lands across the US. New Jersey’s LIP program has been especially successful, thanks to great leadership, many enterprising farmers, and a large cast of partners.

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"Wild New Jersey" Meet the Author and Book Signing

"Wild New Jersey" Meet the Author and Book Signing

Come out and meet the author of the new book Wild New Jersey: Nature Adventures in the Garden State at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance on February 27th.

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Wildlife Action Plan 2010 Workshops

Wildlife Action Plan 2010 Workshops

In 2010, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ held meetings across the state to engage people in conservation activities to help implement the Wildlife Action Plan.

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2010 Summer Bat Count Results

2010 Summer Bat Count Results

Conserve Wildlife Foundation helps monitor the state's population of bats. Results from our Summer Bat Count in 2010 revealed some good news, along with the bad news about the effects of White-nose Syndrome on our bats.

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To The Batmobile! A New Volunteer Opportunity

To The Batmobile! A New Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers are needed to help survey New Jersey's bats using acoustic detectors in 2011.

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Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival

Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival

If you would like to see eagles this winter then the Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival is for you!

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Special Concern

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Learn about some of the newest species in decline in New Jersey. From the bottlenose dolphin to the fowler's toad, this special listing applies to a growing list of species. Learn ways to help these sensitive species in New Jersey.

>>Explore our Field Guide