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Pine Barrens

New Jersey's

Learn How You Can Help

A million-acre oasis in the nation's most densely-populated state.

Our mission: To protect, preserve, and explore the natural wonders of the Pine Barrens.

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Some

of the

Cleanest

Water

in the

World

Explore "Water in the Pines"

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&

Rare

Plants

Animals

See Our Wildlife Guides

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History

Unique

More Pinelands Past & Present

People,

and

Places

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FIRE

in the

Pines

Wildfire has shaped the Pine Barrens ecosystem for tens of thousands of years.

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History & Culture

From cranberry bogs to bog iron, learn about the people and history of the New Jersey Pinelands.

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Pine Barrens Ecology

Unique plants and animals and one of the largest and healthiest aquifers in the nation.

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Making a purchase on Amazon? Use this link and Amazon will make a donation to the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.

 

Report Wildlife Sightings

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Use this form to report any sightings of Threatened and Endangered species

 

Exploration & Recreation

On foot, by horse or on water, explore the Pine Barrens and discover secret places and pristine Piney rivers.

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Green Trading Post

Come to the 9th annual Green Trading Post on December 3rd and 4th. Shop local and shop green!

12:00 noon to 4:00 pm both days

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  • Green gifts
  • Artwork, jewelry, baked goods
  • Fun!

 

PPA Newsletters

Check out past issues of Inside the Pinelands and Pinelands Watch

 

 

Two Pipeline Projects

Learn more about two natural gas pipeline projects pending before the state Pinelands Commission. Both pipelines would go through protected regions of the Pinelands National Reserve.

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Protecting the Pinelands

Learn what PPA is doing to ensure the long-term protection of the New Jersey Pinelands.

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