Students aid in shining light on Camden park

Originally from the Courier Post CAMDEN – In a January 2012 Courier-Post article, Father Jud Weiksnar told a reporter he considered making a documentary about Von Nieda Park in Camden. Its name? “The Nation’s Most Depressing Park.” A year and a half later, however, student leaders from the Von Nieda Park Task Force at St. Anthony of Padua … More Students aid in shining light on Camden park

Hundreds of young carp found dead in Runnemede Lake

Originally from the Courier Post article pdf RUNNEMEDE – Representatives from the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife were collecting specimens at Runnemede Lake Thursday to determine what might be killing young carp. Hundreds of 6- to 9-inch carp were discovered floating dead along the perimeter of the lake, which is off … More Hundreds of young carp found dead in Runnemede Lake

Gloucester County removes man-made spans at Mantua nature park

Originally from the Courier Post article pdf MANTUA – With 52 acres of winding trails, wetlands, woods and a variety of wildlife, Ceres Park Nature Preserve in Mantua appears to be a mountain biker’s heaven. But Gloucester County and cyclists who enjoy the park adjacent to Pitman Golf Course differ on how its terrain should … More Gloucester County removes man-made spans at Mantua nature park

Newton Lake plans include algae removal

Originally from the Courier Post Article pdf COLLINGSWOOD – A sprawling park between Cuthbert Boulevard and the White Horse Pike includes two playgrounds, three picnic areas, more than two miles of bike paths, a boat ramp, fishing piers, a matrimony garden, and of course, a lake. But Newton Lake Park also has a less attractive feature: … More Newton Lake plans include algae removal