New Jersey: Images of the Garden State (36 photos)

New Jersey is the most-densely populated state in the nation, with 8.9 million residents living in the fourth-smallest state in the U.S. From the Skylands to the Palisades, to the farms and cranberry bogs, down the Jersey Shore to Cape May, here are a few glimpses of the landscape of New Jersey and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.

This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.

A falcon named Blackberry lands on a post in Ocean City, New Jersey, on August 20, 2019. Blackberry was at work, part of a program to drive aggressive seagulls away from the beach and boardwalk.

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