Nature along New York and New Jersey's Atlantic Coastlines
A month-by-month guide to the must-see natural spectacles of a battered but resilient coastal ecosystem.
The New York-New Jersey Harbor Bight -- a region that includes the sweep of coastal lands and waters running from New Jersey's southern tip to Long Island's eastern tip -- is the most densely populated area in the United States. But humans share this landscape with a vital, varied and unique community of plants, birds, mammals, fish and many other creatures. To see what's wild in the neighborhood at a given time of year, click through our calendar:
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