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…

2020 Intern: Sameer Agrawal

2020 Intern: Sameer Agrawal

  • September 17, 2020

Sameer Agrawal is a senior at Rutgers University, majoring in environmental policy with a certificate in GIS and a sustainability minor. He’s had various other environmental-related internships, but he’s excited to see where the conservation work at the Land Conservancy…

2020 Intern: Rita Matos

2020 Intern: Rita Matos

  • September 10, 2020

Rita is a recent graduate of Montclair State University, where she achieved her masters in ecology and evolution. Her research involved mapping NJ bobcat habitat using radio collar telemetry in partnership with NJ Department of Fish and Wildlife. When Rita…

Chris Lieb Named TLCNJ’s Richard M. Sargent Intern

Chris Lieb Named TLCNJ’s Richard M. Sargent Intern

  • September 7, 2020

Students are an integral part of The Land Conservancy’s work, assisting our professional staff and infusing the organization with a sense of youthful energy and enthusiasm. We pride ourselves on offering interns a meaningful and active work experience that expands…

Help Us Plant Trees!

Help Us Plant Trees!

  • September 2, 2020

As part of the restoration work at our Yards Creek Preserve in Blairstown, we need volunteers to plant 575 trees in six areas that we are reforesting. We need help over four days: 9/30, 10/1, 10/5, and 10/6. This is…

2020 Intern: Becca Bright

2020 Intern: Becca Bright

  • September 1, 2020

Becca is a senior at Rutgers University—New Brunswick, where she is majoring in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior and minoring in creative writing. She plans to pursue a career in a field related to environmental sustainability after graduation in May.…

Scholarships Awarded To NJ Environmental Students

Scholarships Awarded to NJ Environmental Students

  • August 3, 2020

For almost as long as we have existed as a member-supported, non-profit land trust, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has been providing scholarships to residents of New Jersey pursuing degrees in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, park administration,…

Conservation Orgs Brainstorm Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Conservation Orgs Brainstorm Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • July 15, 2020

Recently our president, David Epstein, met with Todd Pride, Managing Director of The Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County, to share ideas about how the two organizations might be able to work together, exchanging experiences and resources and complementing each…