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Pine Barrens Primer/ Ask Me Anything
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Discover New Jersey's Pine Barrens! Our country's first National Reserve, a Unesco Biosphere, is abundant in ecology, history, culture.
Length ~45-60 minutes Cost: no charge
Pinelands Adventures Director of Education, John Volpa, has lived southern New Jersey his whole life. While his teaching career with Shamong Township Schools focused upon the Pine Barrens he began leading outdoor pursuits in the pines over twenty-two years ago. He knows a little bit about many things, so ask him anything about the Pine Barrens!
The largest forested area on the Eastern Seaboard between Maine and the Florida Everglades.
How the Pinelands are protected and how they are still vulnerable.
Why they're called "barren."
The importance of protecting the aquifer which lies below the Pines.
About Carleton Montgomery
Taking any journey with John Volpa is a quest for the curious. John’s knack for synthesizing a diverse variety of topics into a cohesive and meaningful whole is captivating. Whether you’re paddling a kayak, walking the trail, riding the bus, or in a classroom, his unique teaching style will lead you to places that tickle the imagination and provide food for thought to be savored long after the experience.
John’s public school teaching career of thirty-seven years, combined with twenty-two years of leading outdoor adventures, plus a lifetime of rich personal experience, make for a memorable adventure, be it online or in person. Join him for any or all of his webinars now being offered by Pinelands Adventures. Each of the programs stands alone as per your interests, but viewing them in the order in which they’re listed will have a much greater cumulative impact.