Ghost Forest, Delaware Bay area, New Jersey


How New Jersey Plans to Relocate Flooded ‘Ghost Forests’ Inland

A $20 million cedar restoration project in the state’s Pine Barrens shows how people can help vanishing habitats outpace sea-level rise

JARED BREY / AUDUBON – Most people experience the New Jersey Pine Barrens from the window of a car, hurtling south from the sprawl of Philadelphia and Trenton or the Jersey Shore and then through endless acres of pitch pine, scrub oak, and blueberry. One morning in March …