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What Is In Bloom In July?

You can’t help but notice the sweet smell of the pines in July. The days can be long and hot but are made bearable by witnessing the variety of life flourishing everywhere one looks. From midsummer wildflowers in bloom to fantastic fungi displaying themselves and spiders roaming the pine needle-covered ground, there are always flora and fauna to be seen. »

What’s In Bloom In June?

During the month of June in the Pine Barrens, you can find many blossoming flowers from shades of purple to yellow against the background of green pines and tan sugar sand. Orchids and pitcher plants are in bloom, shorelines in the pines are lined with pickerelweed, prickly pears are revealing their blossoms, and northern fence lizards are laying in the warmth of the sun. »

Season of the Turtle

As the days grow longer and the temperatures consistently warm up, there are more opportunities to observe and admire the variety of turtles that make their home in the New Jersey Pinelands. »

Sunset over Pine Barrens Lake

Flora and Fauna To Look For This Spring

During the month of May, keep your senses aware of the ecological changes happening around you. »

Mary Treat – Female Naturalist of the Pine Barrens

Celebrate International Women’s Day with this blog about Mary Treat and her important contributions to the understanding of the ecology of our most fascinating carnivorous plants. »