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  New Jersey Vacations - State Of New Jersey - New Jersey Hotels
The state of New Jersey is a mix of a variety of different attractions including beaches, gambling, gardens and historic landmarks.
The largest city in New Jersey is Newark which has the famous Newark Museum which has a large collection of fine art to enjoy.
You can easily find an accommodation to meet your needs in New Jersey where you can find the location of every hotel in New Jersey as well as a schedule of the visiting attractions open during your travel period.
www.newjerseyhotelfinder.com   (575 words)

  New Jersey Meadowlands - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Jersey Meadowlands is a general name for the large ecosystem of wetlands in northeast New Jersey in the United States.
The Meadowlands consist of roughly 8,400 acres (34 km²) of open, undeveloped space in addition to the vast developed areas that previously were part of the natural wetlands.
The opening of the New Jersey Turnpike in January 1952 only helped to amplify the continuing environmental decline of the Meadowlands, as both spurs of the Turnpike travel through the region from the Passaic River to just past North Bergen.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Meadowlands   (611 words)

 New Jersey Meadowlands
The Meadowlands stretch mainly along the terminus of the Hackensack River as it flows into Newark Bay; tributaries of the Hackensack include Berry Creek and Overpeck Creek.
The Meadowlands consist of roughly 8,400 acres (3,399.4 hectares) of open, undeveloped space in addition to the vast developed areas.
The beginnings of the Meadowlands usage for waste disposal began during World War II with the dumping of refuse generated by the military during the war.
www.usapedia.com /n/new-jersey-meadowlands.html   (383 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Jersey Meadowlands, also known as the Hackensack Meadowlands after the primary river flowing through it, is a general name for the large ecosystem of wetlands in northeast New Jersey in the United States.
The opening of the New Jersey Turnpike in January 1952 only amplified the continuing environmental decline of the Meadowlands, as both spurs of the Turnpike travel through the region from the Passaic River to just past North Bergen.
In spite of this, the New Jersey Legislature, led by Richard W. DeKorte, created the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission (since renamed New Jersey Meadowlands Commission) in 1968 to attempt to address both economic and environmental issues concerning the wetland region.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=New_Jersey_Meadowlands   (647 words)

 Urban Habitats -- Biodiversity Patterns and Conservation in the Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey
Despite decades of study in the Meadowlands, data on the distribution and abundance of organisms are mostly qualitative and narrow in taxonomic representation.
The Meadowlands are one of 11 critical migration corridors in New Jersey identified by Dunne, Kane, and Kerlinger (1989).
New golf courses should be designed for low environmental impact (with integrated pest management, xeriscaping, low fertilizer input, and out-of-play areas designed to provide habitat for native pollinators, the American woodcock, and other native species of conservation concern).
www.urbanhabitats.org /v02n01/biodiversitypatterns_full.html   (10117 words)

 New Jersey Promoting Its Nature Area - Science - RedOrbit
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission has released a 72-page color guide to bird watching and fishing in the Meadowlands and wildlife trails in the Hackensack River Watershed.
"The Meadowlands area is a hidden gem," said Susan Bass Levin, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Both the Hackensack River and New Jersey Turnpike bisect its 32 square miles, located west of the Hudson River directly across from Manhattan.
www.redorbit.com /news/science/702339/new_jersey_promoting_its_nature_area/index.html?source=r_science   (644 words)

 American Idol Coming to the New Jersey Meadowlands
The Meadowlands, home to some of the most prominent sports franchises in the region and is a major tourism destination, is expected to swell with thousands of people during the days leading up to the August 14th audition.
Every hotel in the Meadowlands Liberty Region, leading restaurants, convention centers and meeting facilities and hundreds of retail stores are within easy reach of the regions awesome array of attractions, including sports, racing, historic attractions, landmarks and a surprising variety of eco-tourism and outdoor activity, including birding, fishing, hiking and boating.
Issuers of news releases and not PR Newswire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-19-2006/0004399848&EDATE=   (222 words)

 Liberty Health Systems, Inc. - Meadowlands Hospital
Meadowlands Hospital is a fully accredited, acute care community hospital on the banks of the Hackensack River overlooking the New Jersey meadowlands.
Meadowlands Hospital provides area residents with a full range of services including obstetrics, cardiology, including a cardiac catheterization laboratory, operating rooms and same day surgery, pediatrics and a vast array of imaging and diagnostic services.
Physicians and hospitals from throughout northern New Jersey and New York refer patients suffering from stroke, fractures, hip or knee injuries and replacements, amputations and vascular disorders, neuromuscular problems, cardiopulmonary disorders, severe debility and multiple trauma.
www.libertyhcs.org /meadowlands.html   (392 words)

 Urban Habitats -- The Meadowlands Before the Commission: Three Centuries of Human Use and Alteration of the Newark and ...
In New Jersey, Newark grew from 115,000 to 287,000 (Mitchell, 1993).
As a consequence, when the New Jersey Legislature enacted the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Act in 1968, one of the resulting commission's primary goals was the elimination of illegal dumping and the enforcement of regulations concerning legal dumping at the Meadowlands.
The southern portion of the Meadowlands, comprising the former Newark Meadows and the five-square-mile portion of the Hackensack Meadows lying between Newark Bay and the PATH rapid-transit train lines, was completely developed and excluded from the jurisdiction of the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Act.
www.urbanhabitats.org /v02n01/3centuries_full.html   (7201 words)

 ESRI News -- ArcNews Summer 2003 Issue -- New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Improves Efficiency, Accuracy With GIS
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) is a regional planning and development agency with authority encompassing a 32-square-mile area in the urban setting of northern New Jersey.
Statistics, such as new building square footage, land use types, new tenants, available industrial square footage, and construction costs, can now be accessed either through a database or spatially through a map of the district permits in the first phase.
Statistics such as new building square footage, land use types, new tenants, available industrial square footage, and construction costs can now be accessed either through a database or spatially through a map of the district.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/summer03articles/new-jersey.html   (880 words)

 News Release
I also want to thank New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Executive Director Bob Ceberio and all the members of the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission for all of their work in helping to create this environmental park.
Both the new multi-use entertainment and retail center about to be constructed at the arena site, and the natural oasis of the Meadowlands Environmental Park will create a much-need economic shot-in-the-arm for our region, and will improve our area's quality of life.
Your commitment to preserving the Hackensack Meadowlands and other wetlands in New Jersey and around the world is worthy of great praise.
www.house.gov /rothman/news_releases/rel_101003.htm   (1328 words)

 Rocky Mountain News - Denver and Colorado's reliable source for breaking news, sports and entertainment: Broncos & ...
The project is going through the approval process with the state of New Jersey.
The state Department of Environmental Protection and the Meadowlands Commission expect a final environmental impact study of the project in February.
Once the new stadium is built, the authority will no longer collect 10 percent of gross ticket sales from games.
www.rockymountainnews.com /drmn/nfl/article/0,2777,DRMN_23918_5308269,00.html   (418 words)

 Meadowlands Commission Approves New Master Plan
The New Jersey Meadowlands Master Plan calls for the preservation of the 8,400-acre Meadowlands urban wetlands ecosystem.
In support of the new Master Plan, the NJMC today also approved new regulations and a new zoning map, and introduced a regional transportation plan to further encourage smart growth in the Meadowlands District.
The Meadowlands Mobility 2030 transportation plan is a wide-ranging document that covers mobility planning both within and outside of the district.
www.hackensackriverkeeper.org /Meadowlands_Commission_Jan8_release.html   (604 words)

 Environmental Defense - New Thinking Needed to Save Hackensack Meadowlands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Decades ago, the Hackensack Meadowlands encompassed more than 20,000 acres of wetlands that complemented the meandering Hackensack River as it flowed into Newark Bay.
Today only 7000 acres are left, the rest swallowed by development and landfills that once processed most of northern New Jersey's waste.
We've asked New Jersey Governor Whitman to acquire the wetlands.
www.environmentaldefense.org /article.cfm?contentID=471&campaign=   (270 words)

 NJDEP New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
New Jersey's fl bears consume as much food as possible as they prepare to spend winter in their dens.
DEP Commissioner Lisa P. Jackson encourages residents to take simple, practical precautions to discourage the animals from becoming a nuisance near homes.
Learn more about what you can do to prevent bear encounters by reviewing the Be Bear Aware informational flyer.
www.state.nj.us /dep   (208 words)

 EPA Brownfields Grants, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission
The 30.4-square-mile Hackensack Meadowlands District encompasses portions of 14 municipalities in Bergen and Hudson Counties.
The total population of the Meadowlands communities is approximately 448,600, with 10,700 residing within the District's boundaries.
The New Jersey Turnpike, a major commerce corridor, runs through the District and could be used as a prime drawing card for business development, providing jobs for urban workforces.
www.epa.gov /swerosps/bf/05grants/njmeadowlands.htm   (359 words)

 Ramapo College of New Jersey || News and Events
Susan Bass Levin, chair of the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and commissioner of the NJ Division of Community Affairs, is especially pleased about the collaboration with Ramapo College.
Meadowlands Environment Center programs will take advantage of the research generated by the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI) to make their results available and usable throughout the state.”; Dr. Victoria Madden, former science supervisor of the Paterson School District and an assistant professor at William Paterson University, is the Center’s project director.
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, home of the Meadowlands Environment Center, has created public parks and recreation facilities in the Meadowlands for the past 25 years.
www.ramapo.edu /news/pressreleases/2003/08_12_2003.html   (714 words)

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LYNDHURST, New Jersey, June 26, 2006 (ENS) - The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's Floodplain Management Plan has gained approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, making the commission eligible to pursue federal grant funds to address flooding in the low-lying wetlands of the Meadowlands District.
The Meadowlands Floodplain Management Plan is the result of a year-long investigation of flood zones in the District, conducted with local officials and residents.
Part of the Hudson Raritan Estuary, the Meadowlands is one of the largest wetland complexes remaining in the ecosystem.
www.stormwaterauthority.org /library/view_article.aspx?id=559   (534 words)

 It's Time To Say Goodbye to the Meadowlands Arena - December 7, 2006 - The New York Sun
Sometime soon, New Jersey Governor Corzine, will be deciding whether or not to keep the Meadowlands Arena open.
He'll need them because as soon as the 18,000-seat Newark arena opens next fall, the 25-year-old structure Meadowlands facility will be entirely obsolete by today's sports and arena standards and will also have lost one of its main tenants — the Devils — to the new arena.
The New York Sun explores the cultural and political differences between New York and Los Angeles.
www.nysun.com /article/44802   (594 words)

 Wild NJ - Natural State - Meadowlands Habitat
Coffee-gulping commuters snagged in traffic on the New Jersey Turnpike may do well to consider that off to their right or left is quite another scene of daily survival -- one no less important to those busily flapping, swooping, buzzing, and crawling through it.
With the New York City skyline as their backdrop, the wetlands and wildflowering hillsides at DeKorte Park have become a success story in the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission's attempts to reclaim landfill and manage land use in this critical ecosystem.
New Jersey has about 900,000 acres of wetlands, in areas including the Great Swamp and the Pine Barrens, two other highly protected environments.
www.wildnj.com /br4-9.htm   (883 words)

 Earthtoys - New Jersey Meadowlands Commission To Begin Major Solar Energy Push
This initiative includes 20 megawatts (MW) of new sources of renewable energy in the Meadowlands District by the year 2020, starting with a minimum of 5 MW through photovoltaic cells.
In addition, the NJMC will work with the New Jersey the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and New Jersey Department of Commerce to attract renewable energy industries to the Meadowlands District — such as solar panel assembly — to increase the high-tech job market in the state.
The Bergen County Utilities Authority, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the agencies expressing interest in the project.
www.earthtoys.com /news.php?section=view&id=1304   (865 words)

The Skanska contract is valued at $998 million, approximately SEK 7.4 billion and is with the New Meadowlands Football Stadium LLC.
The new stadium will be the home field for the New York Jets and the New York Giants, the first facility built specifically to accommodate two U.S. National Football League (NFL) teams.
The new Meadowlands stadium will be a technologically advanced open-air stadium with seats for 82,000 spectators, including 217 Luxury Suite boxes.
www.giants.com /news/stadium/story.asp?story_id=24320   (560 words)

 AboutNewJersey.com - Meadowlands Xanadu
New Jersey has a huge selection of amusement parks throughout the state.
Come explore the wilderness of New Jersey - from the mountains in the north to the million+ acre Pine Barrens in the south to the wildlife refuges along the Jersey Shore.
New Jersey has numerous professional and minor league sports - as well as recreational sports you can take part in.
www.aboutnewjersey.com /Regions/Gateway/Bergen/EastRutherford/xanadu.php   (1464 words)

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