If you’ve visited a park in Central Jersey recently, you may have been fortunate enough to witness the flight of an American bald eagle – a sight that was relatively rare until recently. Thanks to PSE&G partners, including Conserve Wildlife Foundation, Mercer County Park Commission, Mercer County Wildlife Center and Wildlife Center Friends, New Jersey residents have more access to our living national symbol of freedom than possible in many decades. Continue reading
Driving around New Jersey, you have undoubtedly passed by a maintained electric transmission line right-of-way, which tends to stand out among otherwise forested or developed landscape.
When you think of all of the endangered species that need protecting in North America, bats might not come to mind. Yet bats provide an enormous ecological benefit by helping to control insect populations, including many pests that affect our gardens and agriculture industry. Continue reading
High atop a PSE&G transmission tower in Somerset County, two bald eaglets are preparing to spread their wings and leave their nest for the first time. When they do, they will sport colored identification bands on their legs thanks to the state’s environmental experts and a number of helping hands from my colleagues at PSE&G. Continue reading