2020 Intern: Sameer Agrawal

2020 Intern: Sameer Agrawal

  • September 17, 2020

Sameer Agrawal is a senior at Rutgers University, majoring in environmental policy with a certificate in GIS and a sustainability minor. He’s had various other environmental-related internships, but he’s excited to see where the conservation work at the Land Conservancy…

2020 Intern: Rita Matos

2020 Intern: Rita Matos

  • September 10, 2020

Rita is a recent graduate of Montclair State University, where she achieved her masters in ecology and evolution. Her research involved mapping NJ bobcat habitat using radio collar telemetry in partnership with NJ Department of Fish and Wildlife. When Rita…

Chris Lieb Named TLCNJ’s Richard M. Sargent Intern

Chris Lieb Named TLCNJ’s Richard M. Sargent Intern

  • September 7, 2020

Students are an integral part of The Land Conservancy’s work, assisting our professional staff and infusing the organization with a sense of youthful energy and enthusiasm. We pride ourselves on offering interns a meaningful and active work experience that expands…

Help Us Plant Trees!

Help Us Plant Trees!

  • September 2, 2020

As part of the restoration work at our Yards Creek Preserve in Blairstown, we need volunteers to plant 575 trees in six areas that we are reforesting. We need help over four days: 9/30, 10/1, 10/5, and 10/6. This is…

2020 Intern: Becca Bright

2020 Intern: Becca Bright

  • September 1, 2020

Becca is a senior at Rutgers University—New Brunswick, where she is majoring in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior and minoring in creative writing. She plans to pursue a career in a field related to environmental sustainability after graduation in May.…

Scholarships Awarded To NJ Environmental Students

Scholarships Awarded to NJ Environmental Students

  • August 3, 2020

For almost as long as we have existed as a member-supported, non-profit land trust, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has been providing scholarships to residents of New Jersey pursuing degrees in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, park administration,…

Conservation Orgs Brainstorm Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Conservation Orgs Brainstorm Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • July 15, 2020

Recently our president, David Epstein, met with Todd Pride, Managing Director of The Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County, to share ideas about how the two organizations might be able to work together, exchanging experiences and resources and complementing each…

2020 Intern: Mihir Rastogi

2020 Intern: Mihir Rastogi

  • July 1, 2020

Mihir is a second year graduate student pursuing his master's degree in city and regional planning at Rutgers University. His past work experience ranges from county-level open space mapping to regional transportation planning. However, an emphasis on the power of…

We’ll Miss You, Russ.

We’ll miss you, Russ.

  • June 10, 2020

A moving tribute from our executive director, David Epstein: One of The Land Conservancy’s first trustees and strongest supporters passed away recently at the age of 95. Russell C. Buchanan served on the board for 18 years; he was treasurer…

Into The Great Wide Open…Space

Into the Great Wide Open…Space

  • June 8, 2020

June is Open Space Month, and that happens to be one of our specialties here at The Land Conservancy of New Jersey. The term “open space” refers to land that has been set aside by a town or county to…