If you've walked HudsonLoop30 or the Hudson River Walkway in Edgewater, a few miles from the GWB, there's a good chance if you looked up in the trees you would see a double-take sight - Parrots flying around and in huge nests in trees.
It turns out these are Monk parrots, the only breed of 358 parrots that can survive and thrive the harsh New Jersey winters. They do this by…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on December 6, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
"Americans now walk the least of any industrialized nation in the world," says writer Tom Vanderbilt.
Talking with Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep about what is wrong with Americans' relationship with walking, Vanderbilt says, "The main thing…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on April 20, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments
We completed the first semi-organized event of 2012 with a 12-mile walk from Trenton to Princeton this past Sunday, Mar 25th. With a moderate temperature but a threat of rain we had 21 walkers and one canine (Briggs Roe) show up for what proved to be an excellent day for a pretty long…Continue
The Lenape Park section of the East Coast Greenway in Cranford has been opened. Big Walk walkers will remember that after Nomehegan Park came Kenilworth Boulevard and street walking for a mile or so. Now, we will cross the street and head into the park on a brand new…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on October 26, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments
Here's an interesting article from the Atlantic on the classic surfer movie,…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on August 11, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments
We completed our longest and most challenging walk on Saturday, May 21st (NJ2NY50 The Big Walk) 50-miles from Metropark to New York City.
Thanks to all who made this event a great one - including our 60 or so participants (BIG CONGRATS TO…Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on July 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
From THE STATE WE'RE IN by Michele S. Byers, Executive Director, NJ Conservation Foundation, March 4, 2011
"Land is its own best advocate. Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State's spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved. This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge!"Continue
Added by Paul Kiczek on March 7, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments