Dear EarthTalk: I heard that timber thefts are increasing across the country. Why would people steal timber and is it a particular kind for a particular use?

Republican Women Host Program on Human Trafficking

CRANFORD — The Union County Republican Women have arranged to have Kathy Friess, of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force present a program on how the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Justice with state and federal law enforcement agencies are addressing the problem of human trafficking in New Jersey.