Pine Barrens


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Pine Barrens

 (pīn)
A coastal plain region of southeast-central and southern New Jersey, noted for its sandy soil and its extensive forests of pitch pine, white cedar, and oak, formerly exploited for shipbuilding and charcoal burning.

Pine′ Bar`rens


n.pl.
the, a coastal region in S and SE New Jersey, composed of pine stands, sandy soils, and swampy streams. ab. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km). Official name, the Pinelands.
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It was a wild, forsaken road, now winding through dreary pine barrens, where the wind whispered mournfully, and now over log causeways, through long cypress swamps, the doleful trees rising out of the slimy, spongy ground, hung with long wreaths of funeral black moss, while ever and anon the loathsome form of the mocassin snake might be seen sliding among broken stumps and shattered branches that lay here and there, rotting in the water.
The refunded bonds were issued for projects related to higher education, correctional facilities, youth facilities, sports facilities, and the community enhancement facilities assistance program, as well as the acquisition of a portion of the Long Island pine barrens.
Croix Legacy Forest: Northwestern Wisconsin Partners: The Conservation Fund and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources A new Acres project in northwestern Wisconsin will protect 1,477 acres of globally significant pine barrens.
He was instrumental in the development of the New York State Warranty Law, NYSBA Legal Defense Fund and the Long Island Pine Barrens Commission.
Fifty years ago this slab of Jersey's famed Pine Barrens (now called Pinelands) was a forest of pitch pines and oaks, but that was before the Department of Defense began using the area as a weapons test range.
A coalition of New Jersey's finest blueberry growers from the Pine Barrens and Rutgers University.
A residential college whose 7,300 full- and part-time students are drawn from throughout the state, Stockton is located at the edge of New Jersey's Pine Barrens, 12 miles northwest of Atlantic City.
Located in Ocean township, the Manchester housing project, consisting of 29 multi-family homes, encompassed the demolition of the former army barracks located on McGuire Air Force Base and obtaining all necessary approvals from the Department of Environmental Protection, due to the site's location within New Jersey's Pine Barrens.
Because of the site's location and former uses, it is subject to rulings by the Pine Barrens Commission, the Suffolk Health Department, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Federal Aviation Administration.
The Partners for Fish and Wildlife program fosters the restoration and enhancement of oak savanna and pine barrens by providing technical and financial assistance to landowners.
They also are found in young Christmas tree plantations and pine barrens.
The agreement will allow development to occur in low quality pine barrens at the airport.