Up on the ridge, out of the mist

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Rewilding

In central New Jersey, the homes have spread out from the arteries of interstate 287 and 22. The countryside is composed of low rolling hills, dense forests, bubbling streams, old farms, placards commemorating battles of the Revolutionary War. In recent years the neighborhoods have expanded, climbing up the hills into…