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Special Events > 2014 Presenter Resources


Beauty of the Barrens, A Vision to Share
Ann-Marie Woods

Pinelands:  A Visual Journey
Albert Horner

Protecting the Pinelands: Current Conservation Issues
Amy Karpati, Director for Conservation, Pinelands Preservation Alliance

  • Collins, B.R. and E.W.B. Russell. 1988 Protecting the New Jersey Pinelands A New Direction in Land-Use Management. Rutgers University Press
  • Boyd. H.P. 2008. The Ecological Pine Barrens of New Jersey: An Ecosystem Threatened by Fragmentation. Plexus Publishing inc.

Pine Barrens Byway
Michael Hogan

The Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer System

How Healthy Are Our Streams?
AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program 

The Mullica River
Michael Hogan

Exploring the Mullica River- Great Bay Estuary
Melanie Reding, Education Coordinator, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Restore America’s Estuaries

Environmental and Ecological Research in Barnegat Bay (2012 – 2014)
Thomas Belton, Research Scientist

Climate Change in Forested Ecosystems
Ron Hutchison, Professor Stockton

  • A Field Guide to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. Howard P. Boyd. Plexus Publishing
  • Why Is the Boreal Forest Breathing CO2 More Deeply?  David Biello. Scientific American online, 8 Aug.  2013
  • Trees Use Water More Efficiently as Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Rises.  ScienceDaily, 10 Jul. 2013.


New Jersey's Biodiversity North Vs South
Blaine Rothauser - Principal, BR Environmental, LLC

  • Conserve Wildlife
  • New Jersey Audubon:
    David Wheeler's "Wild New Jersey"
  • Zimmerman, 50 Hikes in New Jersey, 1997
  • Boyd The Ecological Pine Barrens of NJ
  • Beans, Niles, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey,
  • New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
  • December. 1989. New Jersey Wildlife Profiles, NJDEP.
  • New Jersey Walk book, NY-NJ Trail conference. 1998.

Pinelands Frogs and Toads
John Bunnell, Chief Scientist New Jersey Pinelands Commission 

  • Presentation
  • Zampella, R. A., J. F. Bunnell, K. J. Laidig, and C. L. Dow. 2001. The Mullica River Basin: a report to the Pinelands Commission on the status of the landscape and selected aquatic and wetland resources. Pinelands Commission, New Lisbon, New Jersey, USA.
  • Conant, R. and J. T. Collins. 1998. A field guide to reptiles and amphibians: eastern and central North America, 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Golden, D. M. and J. F. Bunnell. 2002. Calls of New Jersey Frogs and Toads (CD). New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, Trenton, New Jersey, USA.

Night “Owls” of New Jersey 

Butterflies & Moths of the Pinelands
Jennifer Bulava, Park Naturalist

Dragonflies & Damselflies of the Pinelands
Jennifer Bulava, Park Naturalist 

Native bees and other Pinelands insects
Jamie Cromartie, Associate Professor

Southern Pine Beetles and the Future of the New Jersey Pinelands
Carissa Aoki and Jeff Lombardero

Bogs and Barrens
Jason Austin, Gradner/Green house Manager 

Atlantic White-cedar: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
George Zimmermann, Professor of Environmental Studies Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

  • AWC Best Management Practices Manual by Mylecraine & Zimmermann 2002 (NJDEP)
  • Southern White Cedar by Kortsian and Brush 1931 (USDA)
  • There will be a new AWC web page produced (by University of North Carolina) for a new AWC Initiative but the web page is a few weeks away from its national debut


Bass River State Forest: Then and Now
Cynthia L. Coritz, Superintendent

Batsto Through the Years
Janice Dispoto & Wesley Hughes, Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc.

  • Batsto Through The Years - Presentation (pdf.)
  • “Family Empire in Jersey Iron” Arthur D. Pierce
  • “Batsto Lights-The Story of Batsto Glass and The Richards Dynasty” Sarah W.R. Ewing
  • “Joseph Wharton-Quaker, Industrial Pioneer” W. Ross Yates 
Cedar Creek at Double Trouble Village: Tea-Colored Gold
Andrew Anderson, State Park Service 
  • Eck, Paul.  The American Cranberry.  New Brunswick:  Rutgers UP.  1990
  • Miller, Pauline S.  Double Trouble:  A Pine Barrens Preserve.  Toms River:  Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission, 1994
  • White, Joseph J.  Cranberry Culture.  Gibb Press. 2008 reprint of 1870 book. 


Estell Manor Park
Michael Hogan

The Jersey Devil: the real story
Dr. Brian Regal 

  • “The Jersey Devil: The Real Story,” Skeptical Inquirer Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal.
  • “The Jersey Devil: A Political Animal,” New Jersey History Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal“The Jersey Devil: A Political Animal,” New Jersey History Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal

The New Jersey Pinelands and the Revolutionary War
Lesley-Ann Thonson  

  • Pierce, Arthur, D., Smugglers' Woods, 1960 - Rutgers University Press
  • Solem-Stull, Barbara, The Forks - A Brief History of the Area, 2002 - T. H. Hogan Sr. Pub.
  • Miller, Pailine S., Brief Encounter at Osborn Island: The Pulaski Affair, 1997 & 2007 - Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission
  • Kemp, Franklin, W., A Nest of Rebel Pirates, 1966, 1993, - Batsto Citizens Committee 

Cedar Bridge Tavern Update
Timothy G. Hart, Division Director, Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Ong's Hat Band (music)

Field Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

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