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…

2020 Intern: Mihir Rastogi

2020 Intern: Mihir Rastogi

  • July 1, 2020

Mihir is a second year graduate student pursuing his master's degree in city and regional planning at Rutgers University. His past work experience ranges from county-level open space mapping to regional transportation planning. However, an emphasis on the power of…

We’ll Miss You, Russ.

We’ll miss you, Russ.

  • June 10, 2020

A moving tribute from our executive director, David Epstein: One of The Land Conservancy’s first trustees and strongest supporters passed away recently at the age of 95. Russell C. Buchanan served on the board for 18 years; he was treasurer…

Into The Great Wide Open…Space

Into the Great Wide Open…Space

  • June 8, 2020

June is Open Space Month, and that happens to be one of our specialties here at The Land Conservancy of New Jersey. The term “open space” refers to land that has been set aside by a town or county to…

2020 Intern: Carmine Colasurdo

2020 Intern: Carmine Colasurdo

  • May 1, 2020

Carmine Colasurdo recently joined The Land Conservancy as a stewardship intern. Born in Manhattan and raised in Bloomfield, NJ, he graduated from Kean University in 2018 with a BS in environmental biology. It wasn’t until his sophomore year of college…