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…

5-Acre Bernardsville Property Preserved!

5-Acre Bernardsville Property Preserved!

  • June 7, 2019

  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…

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…

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…

Bindon Farm Preserved In Bedminster Township

Bindon Farm Preserved in Bedminster Township

  • May 14, 2018

 The Land Conservancy of New Jersey recently preserved the 67-acre Bindon Farm, located in Bedminster Township. The landowner, the late Alice Lorillard, wished to preserve her scenic hay farm and it is now part of the area’s growing farm belt.…

ITree Project Featured On Sustainable Jersey

iTree Project featured on Sustainable Jersey

  • February 13, 2018

Buckaloo View in Hope Township Preserved Buckaloo View Farm of Hope, NJ, home of five generations of the Maertens family, was recently preserved by Hope Township with assistance from Warren County, the State Agriculture Development Committee and The Land Conservancy of New…

Murphy’s Farm Preserved!

Murphy’s Farm Preserved!

  • February 5, 2018

Murphy’s Farm, a beautiful 203-acre farm in Frelinghuysen Township, has been preserved. The picturesque farm has amazing views, including the Kittatinny Ridge, and features more than 100 acres that are dedicated to farming, including 16 hay fields. “We are very…

Harmony Township Farm Preserved!

Harmony Township Farm Preserved!

  • January 4, 2018

Harmony Township Tract Donated to The Land Conservancy of New Jersey The Land Conservancy closed out 2017 on a high note with the closing on KJ Farm in Harmony Township on December 29, the last business day of the year.…