• Renovated Stone House Nature Center Invites All In To Learn And Explore

    By Lisa McNamara Nestled along the tree-lined streets of Short Hills lies a natural gem, the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary. In April, a new exhibit was unveiled in the recently renovated Stone House Nature Center, which offers a museum-quality exhibit experience with more interactive learning opportunities and discovery stations. “We’re excited about the […]

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  • Should Scientists bring back Cougars to control the Deer Population?

    SHORT HILLS – A group of scientists wants to reintroduce cougars into New Jersey’s ecosystem in an attempt to lower the deer population. A recent study published in the “Society of Conservation Biology” found that bringing back wild cougars to the Eastern United States could save human lives by thinning the deer population. According to […]

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  • How a dose of nature can keep us healthy in mind and body

    If there were a free, readily available medication to keep your mind sharp, improve memory and perhaps even protect against dementia, wouldn’t you want a dose of it? This remedy exists, but it’s not a pill. It’s a place. And you’ll find it as close as the nearest park. Medical science is rediscovering what landscape […]

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