Many would think that New Brunswick and New Jersey are a terrible place for wildlife. Admittedly, we could do a lot to make it better. But there is a lot already here.
Just a short walk from our campus is the Raritan River which helps provide critical habitat for an amazingly diverse community of plants and animals. Bald eagles and peregrine falcons regular work the river near us and Joe Mish has written about some of the not-so-hidden ecology on the banks. Don't just read it. Head and see some great places in our backyard.