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    Saturday, October 13th 2018

    John McPhee Pine Barrens Today Tour---Small Bus Tour


    Time & Place

    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Join Pinelands Adventures on a small group driving tour to visit many places described in John McPhee’s landmark book The Pine Barrens. While most of the characters that McPhee profiled have since passed on many years ago, many of the places he wrote about have remained largely unchanged. They’ve remained that way in large part because McPhee’s book challenged citizens and political leaders to find a way to protect the unique Pine Barrens ecosystem and culture from development that loomed on the horizon at the time. Participants in this tour will travel by van making stops and taking short hikes at places like Paisley, Apple Pie Hill, Hog Wallow and the Forks on the Mullica.

    $60 Per Person. Guide is John Volpa, Director of Education for Pinelands Adventures

    Pre-registration is required at or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, John McPhee, Pine Barrens, history, tour


    Pine Barrens Jamboree


    Time & Place

    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Wells Mills County Park, Waretown, NJ

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    Bring your chairs and enjoy the music under the "Jamboree Tent,” traditional crafts of the Pines, nature and history programs, kids' programs and Piney Vittles!

    Activities include: Live Country, Blue Grass and Folk Music on the Stage, Cultural Demos and Lectures, Traditional Crafts and Crafters, Kids' Games, Nature Walks, History Programs, Vendors and Exhibits, Food and Beverages and much more.

    Stop by and visit the PPA information table.


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