2020 Intern: Jennifer Gallagher

2020 Intern: Jennifer Gallagher

  • March 4, 2020

Jen graduated in December from the University of Delaware with a major in environmental studies and a minor in economics. In college she was very involved in Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity, where she worked with local…

Restoration Begins At Yards Creek

Restoration Begins at Yards Creek

  • February 18, 2020

When we closed on the first properties in our new Yards Creek Preserve in December, we knew there was some work to be done in order to restore these 153 acres to their natural beauty. We are pleased to say…

Christie Whitehouse Named Volunteer Of The Year

Christie Whitehouse Named Volunteer of the Year

  • February 13, 2020

We believe it’s important to gather together and show our gratitude to the members of our community who quietly help us accomplish our mission. It’s satisfying for us, and for our volunteers. Which is why we recently hosted our annual…

Livingston Horse Farm Preserved, Saved From Development

Livingston Horse Farm Preserved, Saved from Development

  • February 4, 2020

We are proud to announce the preservation of ten-acre Evergreen Miniature Horse Farm on Northfield Road, a deal nine years in the making.This meticulously manicured, picturesque farm boasts rolling hills, a stream, several barns, and a gazebo. As one of…

We’re renewing our accreditation. What does this mean?

  • February 3, 2020

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of its accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Approved for accreditation in July 2009, the Commission recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality…

Office Renovations at WildAcres

  • January 28, 2020

Exciting changes are happening around here! Last week one of our main work spaces at TLC-NJ HQ got a facelift, thanks to a grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation. We were able to install new carpeting, desks, and file…

Scholarships Available For Environmental Students

Scholarships Available for Environmental Students

  • January 20, 2020

Are you an environmentally minded college student? Know someone who is? Because The Land Conservancy of New Jersey is looking to support scholars pursuing degrees in environmental science, policy and planning, natural resource management, geography, sustainability, park administration, and related…

New Yards Creek Preserve Champions Biodiversity

New Yards Creek Preserve Champions Biodiversity

  • January 14, 2020

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has identified 1,090 acres of particularly vulnerable and richly diverse land in northwest New Jersey, and last month we finalized the purchase of the first 153 acres in Blairstown—a move that will protect drinking…

2019: Year In Review

2019: Year in Review

  • December 19, 2019

With 2019 coming to a close, we’d like to wish our members and friends a very happy holiday season and continued happiness and success in the new year and new decade! 2019 has been another successful year for the Land Conservancy,…

2019 Intern: Lily Makhlouf

2019 Intern: Lily Makhlouf

  • November 18, 2019

Lily is a senior at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, where she is majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Public Policy. Over the past four years she has been actively involved in the environmental organization called 1STEP.…