Stopping the Spotted Lanternfly

08, Oct Rich Dilks

We’ve all seen them! The invasive and destructive spotted lanternfly has established a large and growing population at Tall Pines. These non-native insects attacks and kill our native trees, and are a threat to both our woodlands and to commercial fruit trees and vines. Right now the females are la...

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Bluebirds Are Us

07, Aug Scott Barnes

Since 2017, a team of dedicated volunteers from the Friends and the New Jersey Bluebird Society has been monitoring a set of nesting boxes that we call the Bluebird Trail. What started as a humble trio of boxes has grown into 9 boxes and a "gourd rack" to attract purple martins.

We've assemble...

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First Day Hike Review

03, Jan Scott Barnes

We would like to thank those who attended our first, First Day Hike yesterday. Although the event was pushed back a day due to rain, our group took advantage of the windy but warmer-than-normal weather to explore several corners of the park.

As an added bonus, our event was filmed by journalist Ma...

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Park Reopens & Website Update

01, May Scott Barnes

Per Governor Murphy's Executive Order 133, State Parks will reopen at sunrise on Saturday, May 2nd. Since Tall Pines has no buildings or other facilities, all parts of the park will be available.

To ensure your safety and the health of the community, please observe these guidelines:

  • Go solo,...

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Park Closed

07, Apr Scott Barnes

Per Governor Murphy's Executive Order 118, all State Parks, State Forests, and county parks are closed until further notice to limit the spread of Covid-19. Despite being an unstaffed location, Tall Pines is a state-owned facility and is subject to this order. This includes all parking areas and...

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