Land Trust Accreditation Renewed!

Land Trust Accreditation Renewed!

  • February 26, 2021

For 40 years, TLCNJ has been building a legacy of passionate, expert land conservation, so we are proud to announce that our land trust accreditation has been renewed for another five years. The process requires extensive documentation and was subject…

Winter Newsletter: It Takes A Village

Winter Newsletter: It Takes a Village

  • February 17, 2021

You'll notice a theme of collaboration and cooperation running through the winter issue of our newsletter. You'll read about the many hands it takes to open a new land preserve, and different organizations using their specialized expertise to save the…

2021 Scholarships Available Now!

2021 Scholarships Available Now!

  • February 8, 2021

Are you a college student in environmental science? Know someone who is? Because we are looking to support scholars pursuing degrees in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, park administration, and related fields. Since 1984, The Land Conservancy of New…

78 Acres Added To Yards Creek Preserve

78 Acres Added to Yards Creek Preserve

  • January 6, 2021

In December 2020, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey added 78 acres to Yards Creek Preserve in Blairstown by acquiring two new parcels of land, bringing the size of the organization’s newest nature preserve to 231 acres.  Yards Creek Preserve…

World Soil Day

World Soil Day

  • December 3, 2020

Did you know that a vast world of living organisms under our feet keeps soil healthy and fertile and determine the main biogeochemical processes that make life possible on Earth? It’s pretty incredible. Humans rely on soil biodiversity to grow…

2020 Intern: Hope Wright

2020 Intern: Hope Wright

  • December 3, 2020

Let's give a big warm welcome to our new planning intern Hope Wright! She graduated from the College of William & Mary in 2018 with a BA in anthropology and BS in environmental science. Soon after graduation, she took an…

2020 Intern: Hiyabu Habtemichael

2020 Intern: Hiyabu Habtemichael

  • December 3, 2020

Let's give a big warm welcome to our new planning intern, Hiyabu Habtemichael! Hiyabu recently received his M.A. in urban studies with a concentration in public administration. He also has a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in sociology from…

Stag Hill Cleanup For Nature And Unity

Stag Hill Cleanup for Nature and Unity

  • November 23, 2020

Stag Hill is a beautiful spot in Mahwah with sweeping views of the Hackensack River Valley below, all the way to Manhattan. This valley is also the ancestral land of the Ramapough Lenape Nation, whose members were forced to flee…

Reforesting Yards Creek With Roots For Rivers

Reforesting Yards Creek with Roots for Rivers

  • October 30, 2020

Staff and volunteers for The Land Conservancy of New Jersey recently planted 575 native trees at Yards Creek Preserve in Blairstown, thanks to a grant from the Roots for Rivers program. The weather was sunny and cool, but the work…

Grand Opening Of Nancy Conger West Brook Preserve

Grand Opening of Nancy Conger West Brook Preserve

  • October 19, 2020

On Saturday morning, an intimate group gathered for the grand opening of a new land preserve named in honor of our longtime friend and champion Nancy Conger, who passed away in 2019. The crisp, sunny autumn day was perfect for…