The Franklin Parker Preserve in Burlington County has an interesting history and story as a successful land conservation project. James Garfield DeMarco, a local cranberry magnate as well as an influential and colorful politician, sold 9400 acres of his family’s cranberry bogs in Chatsworth to the New Jersey Conservation Foundation in 2004.The foundation named the … Continue reading Safaris, Spoonbills, Sunsets and Spooky Castles
I normally post on Mondays. In honor of Martin Luther King Day this year, instead of a brand new post, I spent this long cold weekend expanding some previous posts, which I’m summarizing today instead. I also created a new Beach and Barrens Facebook Gallery focusing on ospreys, the mascot of South Jersey’s Stockton University, … Continue reading Expanded Posts and a New Osprey Gallery for MLK Day
Photography has been a hobby of mine since I received my first camera, a Kodak Disc 4000, as a gift when I was a kid. While obtaining my bachelor’s degree at Temple University, I took a course in photography as part of my journalism major. This class taught me how to use a manual camera, … Continue reading Beach and Barrens Photography
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