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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Protecting the Environment

Grades 5 through 8

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“The Pine Barrens”
pp. 29-32. In New Jersey: A Mirror on America
John T. Cunningham. Andover, N.J.: Afton Publishing Co., 1976

Pinelands Curriculum Guides
(Grades 4 through 6 and 7 through 8)
Public Programs Office, New Jersey Pinelands Commission, P.O. Box 7, New Lisbon, NJ 08064

Audio and Video

My Pine Barrens Land
A half-hour documentary about the New Jersey Pinelands environment, ecology, industry, and people.
Produced by New Jersey Network, 1988

Internet Sites

History of Whitebog

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“The Modern World”
(Agriculture, Suburbs and Cities, Preserving the Pinelands, Protection of the Coast)
pp. 56-78. In An Ecological History of New Jersey
Charles A. Stansfield, Jr. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1996

“The Origin of the 'Pineys' ”
pp. 47-77. In Folk Legacies Revisited
David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

Pinelands Folklife
Edited by Rita Zorn Moonsammy, David Steven Cohen, and Lorraine E. Williams.
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1987

Audio and Video

Pinelands Sketches
A half-hour documentary about traditional activites in the New Jersey Pinelands: railbirding, cedar farming, cranberry harvesting, garvey (clam boat) building, and foxhunting.
Co-produced by the New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the New Jersey State Museum, the American Folklife Center, and New Jersey Network, 1987

Documents

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
A Debate on Environmental Policy (1972), pp. 273-277

Internet Sites

New Jersey Pineland Commission

The Highlands Rediscovered
(An Accompaniment to a NJN Televisiion Documentary)

New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route

 

 


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