Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

The Delaware River Watershed Initiative is working across four states to protect one source of clean water -- the Delaware River.  In northern New Jersey, the Initiative is active in the Highlands and the Ridge & Valley regions, impacting several tributaries…

Community Garden Plots Available Now!

-Do you love to garden but don’t have enough space? We would love to have you join the Community Garden! Registration for 10’x10’ plots available now The garden opens April 1st! Membership fee is $35 for residents and members of…

2018: A Year In Review

2019 is upon us and as we close out 2018, we thought we’d look back and provide a recap of this year’s land closings through a year in review. 2018 was a busy year as we helped preserve 11 properties…

SANDY URGO RECEIVES GOVERNOR’S ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

SANDY URGO RECEIVES GOVERNOR'S ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD The winners of the 19th Annual Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards were honored for various areas of environmental stewardship by theNew Jersey Department of Environmental Protection yesterday. Among the honorees recognized during the awards program…

The Weed-Eaters

It’s December and now that the colder weather is setting in, the goats that have called South Branch Preserve home since June have departed until next summer. Goats, you may ask? If you haven’t been out to South Branch Preserve,…

Introducing City Green Farms At South Branch Preserve

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…

Birds Of A Feather Flock Together

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

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…

Geese May Safely Graze

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

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…

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