Contact the Historical Commission
New Jersey Historical Commission
225 W.State Street
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.state.nj.us

Protecting the Environment

Grades 5 through 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"The Pine Barrens"
pp. 29-32. In New Jersey: A Mirror on America
John T. Cunningham. Andover, N.J.: Afton Publishing Co., 1976
Pinelands Curriculum Guides
(Grades 4 through 6 and 7 through 8)
Public Programs Office, New Jersey Pinelands Commission, P.O. Box 7, New Lisbon, NJ 08064
Audio and Video
My Pine Barrens Land
A half-hour documentary about the New Jersey Pinelands environment, ecology, industry, and people.
Produced by New Jersey Network, 1988
Internet Sites
Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"The Modern World"
(Agriculture, Suburbs and Cities, Preserving the Pinelands, Protection of the Coast)
pp. 56-78. In An Ecological History of New Jersey
Charles A. Stansfield, Jr. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1996
"The Origin of the 'Pineys'"
pp. 47-77. In Folk Legacies Revisited
David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Pinelands Folklife
Edited by Rita Zorn Moonsammy, David Steven Cohen, and Lorraine E. Williams.
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1987
Audio and Video
Pinelands Sketches
A half-hour documentary about traditional activites in the New Jersey Pinelands: railbirding, cedar farming, cranberry harvesting, garvey (clam boat) building, and foxhunting.
Co-produced by the New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the New Jersey State Museum, the American Folklife Center, and New Jersey Network, 1987
Documents
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
A Debate on Environmental Policy (1972), pp. 273-277
Internet Sites
New Jersey Pineland Commission
http://www.state.nj.us/pinelands/
The Highlands Rediscovered
(An Accompaniment to a NJN Televisiion Documentary)
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route
www.newjerseycoastalheritagetrail.com/