The high-stakes world of rare-plant theft

To read about an often unrecognized aspect of conservation and preservation of rare or historic plants, see here:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29754101

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Walking through history

Though a landscape might change, the lines on a map can still be found, and followed, as Bill Bolger illustrates by walking across New Jersey along the demarcation between East Jersey and West Jersey that was set out in the 17th century.  To read more about this, see here:

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2014/10/mount_holly_man_walks_111-mile_keith_line_from_long_beach_island_to_warren_county.html

and here:

http://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/index.ssf/2014/04/new_jersey_walkabout_on_pre-co.html