Mantua Creek Oil Spill Update 2

29, Dec Scott Barnes

The cleanup of oil spilled from the December 5th tanker truck accident is winding down. On Thursday, a rehabilitated beaver was released back to the wild at Tall Pines. Recent rains have helped dissipate remaining pockets of trapped pollutants. As before, pets should be kept away from the creek wa...

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Mantua Creek Oil Spill Update

19, Dec Scott Barnes

The December 5th tanker truck accident on Route 55 caused a significant spill of #2 Heating Oil in Mantua Creek. About 4 miles of creek was impacted, including Tall Pines. Today, the Borough of Wenonah published an update on cleanup operations, including this 9-page official account of the acci...

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Red Trail Now Marked

07, Jul Scott Barnes

If you visited Tall Pines in the last month, you may have seen a new set of markers for a "red trail." This is a shorter route than the existing "green trail" and does not cross Mantua Creek. Please see our revised online trail map for details.

Thanks again go out to Ken Atkinson and Mary Cummin...

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Bird Homes For Rent!

20, Mar Scott Barnes

In cooperation with the New Jersey Bluebird Society, we recently installed three additional wooden bluebird houses including the one shown here. The three houses we installed last year were quite successful: 16 young bluebirds were fledged from four nests. We're hoping for more colorful tenants th...

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Dog Owner Responsibilities

03, Nov Rich Dilks

Tall Pines State Preserve is a great place for owners to take their dogs and dogs are welcome at the Preserve. There are a couple of simple but very important rules that help ensure that everyone who visits Tall Pines has a safe and enjoyable experience.

  1. Dogs must be leashed at all times and le...

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