Get Outdoors – Experiencing and Appreciating Princeton’s Natural Wonders

ISSUE #4 – June 15, 2020

Editor’s Note

To say the past few months have been trying is putting things lightly. There is so much for us to consider right now, about ourselves, about others, about our towns and our society.

The re-entry into a world that is covered by clouds of both COVID-19 and racism gives us all a lot to think about and decisions to act on. There are important matters at hand that must get our attention, yet sometimes we can have the most clarity when we step away.  Read more…

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  • Rules of the Outdoors by Lisa Jacknow - The sounds of the jackhammer cutting up nearby driveway pavement. The temptations of the newly filled inflatable pool in your neighbor’s unfenced backyard. The sight of embers burning from an evening campfire.… Read more...
  • See, Hear and Touch: Communing with Nature by Jeff Hoagland - I take time to listen to the sunset. Sitting next to quivering cattails, at the edge of the marsh at the Watershed Reserve, I listen to a shifting symphony. An occasional green… Read more...
  • Tracks and Trails – The Hidden Gems All Around Us by Lisa Jacknow - After being cooped up at home for several months, people are yearning to get outside. The warmer weather is allowing lovers of nature to get back to their happy place. For those… Read more...
  • Creative Creations: Artistry in the Forest by Susan Hoenig - For many years, I have walked the trails of the Bunker Hill Environmental Center at Graeber Woods Preserve in Franklin Township, New Jersey observing wildlife. I envisioned how an art project could… Read more...

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