#GivingTuesday: Tis The Season To Be Thankful

#GivingTuesday: Tis the Season to be Thankful

  • November 20, 2018

We’ve arrived at the time of the year where thankfulness and expressing gratitude for one another comes front and center. For us at The Land Conservancy of New Jersey, there is a lot to be thankful for. To start, we…

Introducing City Green Farms At South Branch Preserve

Introducing City Green Farms at South Branch Preserve

  • November 14, 2018

We recently broke ground to a 12-acre farm at South Branch Preserve in Mount Olive, New Jersey. Although food production won’t happen in the immediate future, the brisk, autumn day was full of promise. Through a newly formed partnership with…

Two Farms Totaling 150-Acres Recently Preserved

Two Farms Totaling 150-Acres Recently Preserved

  • November 14, 2018

We recently helped preserve farmland in the Highlands of New Jersey that total 150-acres of privately owned land. Why is farmland important? The preservation of farms helps anchor the farm economy. Not only does it ensure the continued availability of…

Birds Of A Feather Flock Together

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

  • November 2, 2018

It is autumn and cold. Leaves are turning color but unevenly before falling. Then, as I look out my back window, everything turns blacks. My yard is being invaded by a plague of common grackles, about 100 or so. They…

A Few Pennies Goes A Long Way

A Few Pennies Goes a Long Way

  • October 23, 2018

When I was a young child, a few pennies could go a long way. I have fond memories of getting more than my fair share from a selection of Razzles, Bazooka Joe bubble gum and Astro Pops from the corner…

How Big Is 3,414 Acres?

How Big is 3,414 Acres?

  • October 17, 2018

Nestled in the New Jersey Highlands sits 3,414 acres of watershed land which is a habitat to wildlife that is on New Jersey’s endangered species list. Bobcats, red-shouldered hawks and bald eagles. It boasts sixteen different mountaintops, nine ponds, more…

Geese May Safely Graze

Geese May Safely Graze

  • October 11, 2018

Instinct is a strange thing. As the days in October start to get shorter and cooler, many of the birds found in New Jersey know it is time to fatten themselves for the long trip south to their wintering territories.…

Investors Bank Grants $5,000

Investors Bank Grants $5,000

  • September 26, 2018

On Thursday, September 20th, Investors Bank presented The Land Conservancy of New Jersey (TLC-NJ) with a grant of $5,000. David Epstein, President of TLC-NJ accepted this grant on behalf of the organization which was presented by Dinesh Jani, Branch Manager…

2018 Gray Cup

2018 Gray Cup

  • September 24, 2018

On Monday, September 17th, Over 75 golfers took to the links all for a great cause. It was our 10th Annual Gray Cup Golf Classic held at Somerset Hills County Club in Bernardsville, NJ. This annual event is named in…

The Rapture Of Raptors

The Rapture of Raptors

  • September 19, 2018

September means different things. End of summer. Back to school. For me, the start of hawk-watching season. New Jersey has mountains along with its highways, cities and oil refineries. On some there are platforms where many gather to watch southbound…