Two Farms Totaling 150-Acres Recently Preserved

We recently helped preserve farmland in the Highlands of New Jersey that total 150-acres of privately owned land. Why is farmland important? The preservation of farms helps anchor the farm economy. Not only does it ensure the continued availability of…

How Big Is 3,414 Acres?

Nestled in the New Jersey Highlands sits 3,414 acres of watershed land which is a habitat to wildlife that is on New Jersey’s endangered species list. Bobcats, red-shouldered hawks and bald eagles. It boasts sixteen different mountaintops, nine ponds, more…

Bindon Farm Preserved In Bedminster Township

 The Land Conservancy of New Jersey recently preserved the 67-acre Bindon Farm, located in Bedminster Township. The landowner, the late Alice Lorillard, wished to preserve her scenic hay farm and it is now part of the area’s growing farm belt.…

The Land Conservancy Assists In Expanding Jenny Jump State Forest

Thanks to the New Jersey Green Acres program, with the assistance of The Land Conservancy of New Jersey, the bobcats, wood turtles, barred owls, great blue herons, and other wildlife who inhabit 40 acres that abut Jenny Jump State Forest…

ITree Project Featured On Sustainable Jersey

Buckaloo View in Hope Township Preserved Buckaloo View Farm of Hope, NJ, home of five generations of the Maertens family, was recently preserved by Hope Township with assistance from Warren County, the State Agriculture Development Committee and The Land Conservancy of New…

Murphy’s Farm Preserved!

Murphy’s Farm, a beautiful 203-acre farm in Frelinghuysen Township, has been preserved. The picturesque farm has amazing views, including the Kittatinny Ridge, and features more than 100 acres that are dedicated to farming, including 16 hay fields. “We are very…

Harmony Township Farm Preserved!

Harmony Township Tract Donated to The Land Conservancy of New Jersey The Land Conservancy closed out 2017 on a high note with the closing on KJ Farm in Harmony Township on December 29, the last business day of the year.…

Oakland’s Truman Field Park

Truman Field Park in Oakland has just gotten a little bigger. Last week, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey kicked off Phase II of the Park’s expansion / flood buyout program by acquiring the 0.377 acre property located at 84…

TLC Receives Donated Vernon Township Property

A 116-acre tract of land in Vernon Township, NJ, was generously donated to The Land Conservancy of New Jersey by Mariner’s Bank of Edgewater, NJ. This beautiful woodland property lies in the Highlands Preservation Area and is forested with mostly…

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…