Explore the Pine Barrens

Great Fall Paddling, History and Hiking Programs

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Green Trading Post - Shop Local & Green for the Holidays

Dec. 5th and 6th from 12 noon to 4pm

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SJ Gas Pipeline Threatens

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Protect Wharton State Forest

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Jemima Mount in Wharton State Forest

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Pine Barrens

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

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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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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


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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PPA Newsletters

Check out past issues of Inside the Pinelands and Pinelands Watch



History & Culture

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

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2014 Annual Report

PPA's annual State of the Pinelands report details the actions of government agencies and elected officials with regard to Pinelands protection.

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New Low Impact Development Guide