The Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies, (P.I.N.E.S.), a program of Whitesbog Preservation Trust once a program by Rowan College at Burlington County, operates in Historic Whitesbog Village in cooperation with the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. 
The Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies (P.I.N.E.S.) program operates in cooperation with Brendan T. Byrne State Forest to provide educational programs featuring the natural and cultural history of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Programs include school field trips, in-school presentations, adult group presentations, teacher workshops, and special events. Our goal is to provide opportunities for people to be immersed in local habitats, to foster awareness of all living things within those habitats and to help people discover their past and present connection to the land. We are located in Historic Whitesbog Village in the Pine Barrens located in Browns Mills, Burlington County, New Jersey. We are surrounded by beautiful forests, wetlands, blueberry fields and cranberry bogs.
 
P.I.N.E.S. provides educational programs featuring the natural and cultural history of the NJ Pine Barrens, and provides opportunities for people to be immersed in local habitats, to foster awareness of all living things within those habitats and to help people discover their past and present connection to the land.  To learn more about P.I.N.E.S. school field trips, in-school presentations, adult group presentations, teacher workshops, and special events.

 

For additional information, please call: (609) 893-1765

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The Pinelands Institute of Natural & Enviromental Studies (PINES) was established in 1985 under Glassboro College and later Rowan University. In 2002, PINES became a program of Burlington County College; in 2015, it became a program of Rowan College at Burlington County and in 2019 the program is now apart of Whitebog Preservation Trust. The enduring mission of PINES is to provide educational programs about the culture, history, and natural environment of the New Jersey Pinelands.