Michael Hogan Photography
Fine Art and Stock Photography of Southern New Jersey
The New Jersey Pine Barrens or Pinelands, is a unique environmental treasure. It covers about 1 million acres of largely undeveloped land in the nation most densely populated state (NJ) It is designated as a biosphere reserve by the United Nations and a "Last Great Place" by the Nature Conservancy for its environmental importance. It contains wild waterways including the Batsto River, Mullica River, Wading River, Maurice River, and Great Egg Harbor River.
The New Jersey Pine Barrens contains many rare and interesting plant species, such as the Bog Asphodel, which grows no where else in the world. Southern New Jersey, including the Pine Barrens, contains nearly 70% of known populations of the federally protected Swamp Pink Lily. Representing the global resource for this rare species. Many kinds of beautiful and rare wild orchids are found in the Pine Barrens, such as the tiny Southern Twayblade, and the beautiful White Fringed Orchid.
The Delaware River is the longest free-flowing river on the east coast of the U.S. The Delaware River and Bay provides food and habitat for many resident and migratory animal species. The Bay is designated as a "Last Great Place" by the Nature Conservancy for its environmental importance. Parts of the Delaware River and its Maurice River tributary are designated as "Wild and Scenic Rivers" by the National Park Service.
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