Meet Our Intern Class Of 2017: Lisa Leone

Lisa is a graduate of Drew University, where she double majored in Anthropology and Environmental Studies and Sustainability. "I chose to intern here because I have a passion for the environment and want to be a part in making sure that in…

Meet Our Intern Class Of 2017: Derek Dykstra

Derek is an Environmental Science major at the University of Vermont, where he is the Outing Club leader, WILD (wilderness instruction leadership development) Coordinator, and Saxophone player for the band Adventure Dog. "I chose to intern here because I am very…

Meet Our Intern Class Of 2017: Rob Gates

Since 2000, more than 60 students and recent graduates have taken the opportunity to work with The Land Conservancy of New Jersey.  Each intern represents a unique set of talents, abilities, backgrounds, interests, and fields of study; however, our interns all…

Community Garden Open House July 15 & 16!

The Land Conservancy will be hosting an Open House event at our South Branch Preserve Community Garden, Saturday, July 15, from 9:00AM-1PM and July 16 from 1PM-4PM as part of the Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Open Gates weekend. Come…

National Trails Day Is June 3!

National Trails Day is an event held across the country recognizing the power trails have in connecting thousands of people with nature. Our partners at the New York New Jersey Trail Conference and REI invite nature lovers to an Open House…

123 Species Spotted At World Series Of Birding!

The Land Conservancy’s team, The Highlands Hawks, identified 123 species in the Annual World Series of Birding! Sponsored by the New Jersey Audubon Society, the event helps focus attention on New Jersey’s strategic importance to migrating birds and helps organizations like ours raise funds to protect…

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION  IN NEWARK SCHOOL

  Since 2014, Membership Manager Barbara McCloskey has held an Arbor Day planting and presentation at the Bruce Street School for the Deaf in Newark. From kindergarten to eighth grade, 75 students participated in the Arbor Day celebration. The students…

Aerial Views Of Our 24,000 Preserved Acres

On April 24, The Land Conservancy teamed up with LightHawk, an organization with more than 200 volunteer pilots who fly to protect land, water and wildlife across America for a very special flight. The Land Conservancy Development Committee had the opportunity…

Community Volunteer Day Recap

A huge thank you to employees from Signet Financial Management, who came out on a rainy day to help us with spring clean up at our Headquarters! Thank you to the members of the Denville-Rockaway Woman's club (and a husband!)…

40 Acre Farm Preserved!

The Post Farm is a 40-acre hay farm that lies in Frelinghuysen Township's Martinsburg Ridge Project Area. It adjoins other preserved farms to create a swath of over 347 acres of preserved farmland. The Post Farm was preserved via the…