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Heronry Update

Heronry Update

For the last ten years West Windsor bird watchers, and other residents, have been enjoying the spontaneous establishment of a heronry, or heron rookery, high in the trees off Meadow Road where it crosses Duck Pond Run. A man-made wetland, fed by the Duck Pond Run stream, was built off Meadow Road in 1999 to compensate for the destruction of wetlands when the Meadow Road overpass at Route 1. more >

2014 Was A Banner Year for Open Space Preservation in West Windsor

2014 Was A Banner Year for Open Space Preservation in West Windsor

As 2014 drew to a close, longstanding efforts to preserve several parcels in West Windsor finally proved successful. Three parcels are about to be preserved, filling in important missing links in the township’s Greenbelt and open space inventory. The Thompson tract, #34 on the open space inventory, is a 34.96 acre parcel off Princeton-Hightstown Road… more >

The Back Story on the Efforts to Acquire the Thompson Tract

The Back Story on the Efforts to Acquire the Thompson Tract

Reprinted from the August 22, 2014, issue of the WW-P News Archives What’s Next for the Thompson Property? by Sue Roy Though West Windsor Township will not be purchasing the 35-acre Thompson tract, land adjacent to West Windsor gun club (known officially as the Citizens’ Rifle & Revolver Club, or CRRC), the property may still… more >