Homes Damaged By Hurricane Irene To Become Parkland: Truman Field Expansion Project Update

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey Continues Work on Phase II of the Truman Field Expansion Project in Oakland Borough The Land Conservancy of New Jersey moves one step closer to completing Phase II of its Truman Field Expansion project…

Open Space Bill Passes General Assembly Unanimously!

Yesterday the General Assembly unanimously voted to approve a Corporate Business Tax implementation bill, that will dedicate a portion of the Corporate Business Tax to fund Green Acres, farmland and historic preservation! While it is true that the Governor still needs…

Intern Class Of 2019: Caroline Gold

Caroline studied Anthropology and Biology at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas and Anthropology at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland. After graduating, she worked as an archaeologist with the National Park Service in Arizona before moving out East. Caroline's biggest project…

Intern Class Of 2019: Chase Palmer

Chase is currently a grad student studying City and Regional Planning at Rutgers University.  His undergrad was at Penn State, and he studied Geography and Community Development, which was in the College of Agriculture. In his free time Chase likes to travel,…

5-Acre Bernardsville Property Preserved!

  In a major victory for nature lovers in Somerset County, we recently assisted the Borough of Bernardsville in acquiring a 5-acre property at 251 Claremont Rd. The property was owned by Walter and Susan Makoc, and it sits directly…

Intern Class Of 2019: Christine Leonhardt!

While interning at The Land Conservancy, Christine has been assisting with Environmental Resource Inventory Updates, Open Space updates, Flood Acquisition Plans and grant applications. “I chose to intern at The Land Conservancy because I want to be a part of preserving…

West Brook Preserve Named In Honor Of Board Chair Nancy Conger

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey announced today that we have dedicated our West Brook Preserve in West Milford in honor of our Board Chair Nancy Conger. The 198-acre Nancy Conger West Brook Preserve was established in 2017 to preserve…

The Land Conservancy Of New Jersey Beats Back Invasive Mile-a-minute Weed Utilizing Dual Bio-controls

When The Land Conservancy acquired South Branch Preserve in 2010, there were 12 fields that were being actively farmed, and one small field that was fallow and had not been farmed since 1990. The approximately 4 acre field was early…

ADP And Crowe Volunteer At Grover Cleveland Park

With the growing importance of caring for our parks, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey provides businesses with successful and fun community service projects in public parks and preserves. These customized projects help enhance federal, state, county, municipal and non-profit…

Earth Day Celebration At South Branch Preserve A Success!

Earth Day Celebration at South Branch Preserve a Success! In celebration of Earth Day 2019, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey held its annual event at South Branch Preserve on Saturday, April 27th. The Land Conservancy has hosted Earth Day events…