2019 Intern: Lily Makhlouf

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.…

2019 Intern: Kenton Matthaei

Kenton attended Penn State Erie the Behrend college and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics. He has a real love and passion of exploring America's national scenic trails, and became involved with the New Jersey New York Trail conference…

Staff Hike In Hopatcong

The Land Conservancy staff enjoyed their annual hike last week in Hopatcong! Every year The Land Conservancy staff enjoy a hike at one of our preserves or on a trail we assisted with during the year. This year, we hiked…

2019 Intern: Morgan Astorino

Morgan is in a five-year program at Rutgers University New Brunswick. For her undergraduate, she studies Geography and her master's degree is in City and Regional Planning. She is a member of her hometown's Rancocas Creek Association, that focuses on…

Girl Scouts Complete Silver Award At Community Garden At South Branch Preserve

Girl Scouts Complete Silver Award at Community Garden at South Branch Preserve Three students from Girl Scout troop 94594, in Mt. Olive completed their Silver Award at the Community Garden at our South Branch Preserve. The Silver Award is the…

Intern Class Of 2019: Brian Corrigan

Brian Corrigan is a recent graduate from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology and a minor in philosophy. He  was involved with a number of organizations and founded the Colgate Fishing Club during his junior year.  He…

Intern Class Of 2019: Jeff Wear

Jeff is a Junior at Montclair state University with a double major in environmental and sustainability science. He is also working towards a certificate in geographic information software. During his time as a stewardship intern at The Land Conservancy, Jeff helped manage South…

The Land Conservancy Of New Jersey Heads Into Fall With The Gran Fondo And Gray Cup Golf Classic

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey heads into Fall with the Gran Fondo and Gray Cup Golf Classic September has already been a busy month at The Land Conservancy of New Jersey with two annual events happening the same week:…

Intern Class Of 2019: Billy Clark

Billy is a college sophomore majoring in environmental science at Rutgers University. He is also a member of the Boonton Fire Department. Over the summer he has been working with Project Chew at our South Branch Preserve. The Chew Crew goats are eating invasive species throughout…

Intern Class Of 2019: Jared Bazaral

Jared is a sophomore at Montclair state University with a major in earth and environmental science. During his time at The Land Conservancy, he and the other stewardship interns have been responsible for removing the invasive plants such as mugwort and mile a…