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Special Events > 2015 Presenter Resources


Lure of the Pines Barrens
Ted Gordon

  • Pierce, Arthur. 1957. Iron in the Pines. Rutgers University Press.
  • Dellomo, Angelo Jr. 1977. Harrisville, Angelo Publishing Co.
  • Boyd, Howard, P. 1991. A Field Guide to the Pine Barrens of NJ. Plexis Publishing Inc.

From the Lens 
Ann-Marie Woods

Pinelands:  A Visual Journey
Albert Horner

Using GIS to identify the patterns of Land Use change in the Pinelands during the past two decades
Dr. Weihong Fan, Professor of Environmental Science, Stockton University

Landuse Planning for Barnegat Bay
Dr. Stan Hales, Director Barnegat Bay Partnership


Birding 101: Learning the Basics of Bridwatching
Susan Puder, Author, Photographer, and President od the Southern, Ocean Birding Group 

  • www.allaabout
  • A Guide to Bird Finding in NJ, William Boyle Jr., Rutgers University Press 2008
  • The Sibley Guide to Birds, NJ, NY, David Allen Sibley, Alfred A. Knoft, Inc. 2006

Sea Creaters with Amazing Features
Kaitlin Gannon, Outreach Coordinator, Wetlands Institute

Know the Bear Facts - Black Bears in New Jersey
Michelle Smith, Biologist NJDEP Divsion of Fish Wildlife

From Tidal Freshwaters to the Ocean: Fishes of the Mullica River – Great Bay Estuary
Kenneth W. Able

  • Able, K. W. and M. P. Fahay. 2010.  Ecology of Estuarine Fishes: Temperate Waters of the Western North Atlantic. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. 566 p.
  • Robins, C. R., G. C. Ray, and J. Douglass.  1986.  The Peterson Field Guide Series:  A Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes – North America.  Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 354 p.
  • Murdy, E. O., and J. A. Musick.  2013.  Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay.  The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.  345 p.

New Jersey's Biodiversity North Vs South
Blaine Rothauser - Principal, BR Environmental, LLC

  • Conserve Wildlife
  • New Jersey Audubon:
    David Wheeler's "Wild New Jersey"
  • Zimmerman, 50 Hikes in New Jersey, 1997
  • Boyd The Ecological Pine Barrens of NJ
  • Beans, Niles, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey,
  • New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
  • December. 1989. New Jersey Wildlife Profiles, NJDEP.
  • New Jersey Walk book, NY-NJ Trail conference. 1998.

Pinelands Frogs and Toads
John Bunnell, Chief Scientist New Jersey Pinelands Commission 

  • Presentation
  • Zampella, R. A., J. F. Bunnell, K. J. Laidig, and C. L. Dow. 2001. The Mullica River Basin: a report to the Pinelands Commission on the status of the landscape and selected aquatic and wetland resources. Pinelands Commission, New Lisbon, New Jersey, USA.
  • Conant, R. and J. T. Collins. 1998. A field guide to reptiles and amphibians: eastern and central North America, 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Golden, D. M. and J. F. Bunnell. 2002. Calls of New Jersey Frogs and Toads (CD). New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, Trenton, New Jersey, USA.

Raptors of New Jersey 

Dragonflies & Damselflies of the Pinelands
Jennifer Bulava, Park Naturalist 

The Neonate Ecology of the Northern Pine Snake
Dr. Kevin P. W. Smith

Atlantic White-cedar: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
George Zimmermann, Professor of Environmental Studies Program, Stockton University

  • AWC Best Management Practices Manual by Mylecraine & Zimmermann 2002 (NJDEP)
  • Southern White Cedar by Kortsian and Brush 1931 (USDA)
  • Atlantic White Cedar Initiative web site (hosted by North Carolina State University) 

Children of the Earth Foundation: Wildernrss Survival Fundmentals
Andrew Hov, Program Manager

  • The Tracker, by Tom Brown, Jr.
  • Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills, edited by David Wescott
  • Coyote's Guide to Connecting with Nature: For Kids of all Ages and their Mentors, by Jon Young, Ellen Haas and Evan McGown

Pinelands Lichen Ecology
Natalie Howe, Graduate Student, Rutgers University Ecology and Evolution Program

Investigatimng the Pygmy Forest
Terry O'Leary, Resouce Interpretive Specialist

  • Field Guide to the Pine Barrens, by Howard Boyd
  • Trees of New Jersey, by Christopher Martine
  • Shrubs and Vines of New Jersey, by Christopher Martin


The Battle of Chestnut Neck
Rev. Norm Goos, President and Earl Cain - Secretary and Historian from the Col. Richard Somers Chapter, of the Sons of the American Revolution

Lure of the Pines Barrens
Ted Gordon

  • Beck, Henry Charlton. 1963. More Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick. NJ.
  • Mc Mahon, Wm. 1973. South Jersey Towns. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Pearce, John E. 2000. Heart of the Pines. Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc. Hammonton, NJ.

Batsto Through the Years
Barbara Solem & Wesley Hughes, Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc.

  • "Batsto Village ~ Jewel of the Pines" Barbare Solem
  • “Family Empire in Jersey Iron” Arthur D. Pierce
  • “Batsto Lights-The Story of Batsto Glass and The Richards Dynasty” Sarah W.R. Ewing
  • “Joseph Wharton-Quaker, Industrial Pioneer” W. Ross Yates 

Estell Manor Park
Michael Hogan

The Jersey Devil: the real story
Dr. Brian Regal 

  • “The Jersey Devil: The Real Story,” Skeptical Inquirer Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal.
  • “The Jersey Devil: A Political Animal,” New Jersey History Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal“The Jersey Devil: A Political Animal,” New Jersey History Nov/Dec issue, 2013, Brian Regal

Jet Port 
Timothy G. Hart, Division Director, Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission

  • Bontempo, Salvatore A. et al. A Suggested Planning Program for the Pinelands Region. February 1960
  • Herbert H. Smith Associates. The Pinelands Region: A Framework for Planning. Nov 1963
  • Mason, Robert J. Contested Lands: Conflict and Compromise in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, Temple University Press. 1992

Lenape Living in the Pines
Ginette Day, Burlington County College's Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies, Instructor

Still Days: Biographical Presentation on Dr. James Still
Paul W. Schopp

  • James Still, Early Recollections and Life of Dr. James Still. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1877
  • William Still, Underground Rail Road Records. Revised Edition. Philadelphia: William Still. 1886

Thomas Wesley Stern 

Field Trip

Birding The Pinelands of Stockton University: Lab Tour/Lake Fred Hike
John D. Rokita, Principle Lab Tech. Animal Lab & Collection, Stockton University

  • Sibley, David A; The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America; Alfred A Knopf, NY 2003
  • Peterson, Roger Tory; Eastern Birds; Houghten Mifflen Company, Boston; 1980
  • Sibley, David A; Birds of Cape May; NJ Audubon Society; 1997

Hooked on Fishing
Liz Jackson, Program Coordinator, NJDEP Division Of Fish and Wildlife

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