The Pinelands Field Station facilities consist of the main building, which serves as offices for Rutgers personnel and visiting researchers; a cabin and greenhouse; a garage; a dormitory; and two fully-equipped laboratory buildings.

Main Building

The Pinelands Field Station Main Office (Photo: Gary Colyer Jr.)

The main building contains office space to accommodate six to eight researchers. The building is equipped with central heating and air conditioning.

Researchers have access to networked PCs, printers and a scanner. Internet access, telephones, a fax machine and photocopier are available.

A small library also serves as a conference/seminar room and is capable of holding 15-20 people. It contains many books on the ecology of the local area and several current journals, including Mycological Research and Mycologia.

In addition, the main building has a fully-equipped kitchen with sink, stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, washer and dryer.

Greenhouse and Growth Chambers

greenhouseAn 8-by-5-meter plastic sheet-covered greenhouse is available for research use by students, faculty and field station staff. It has approximately 25 square meters of bench area. Automatic watering, supplemental lighting and temperature control are available.

The station has two small environmental growth chambers with light and temperature controls.




(Photo: Gary Colyer Jr.)

The greenhouse is attached to the cabin, which houses the U.S. Forest Services offices.






garageThe garage houses U.S. Forest Services offices, a workshop and a large open meeting room used as teaching space.






We have two vehicles available for use for field work.  All drivers must have a valid driver’s license and pass the Rutgers Defensive Driving course.