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The largest-ever reintroduction of the endangered Puritan tiger beetle happened this October and is crucial in restoring a healthy ecosystem along the Connecticut River.

Piping plover

Volunteers and scientists have counted 77 piping plovers on two wilderness beaches in New Jersey – the largest numbers of beach-nesting birds we’ve seen in recent years!

The beach is a fantastic place to be. All year round it is a fun and inspiring element of our landscape, and part of that enjoyment comes from being around distinctive coastal birds.