Remembering Board Chair Nancy Conger

Remembering Board Chair Nancy Conger

  • July 8, 2019

Remembering Board Chair Nancy Conger A note from David Epstein, President of The Land Conservancy Many passionate, kind and generous people volunteer to help The Land Conservancy make our state a better place each year. It is the extraordinary commitment…

Enviro Day At South Branch Preserve

Enviro Day at South Branch Preserve

  • June 28, 2019

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey hosts its first ever “Enviro Day” at its South Branch Preserve The Land Conservancy of New Jersey will be holding its first ever “Enviro Day” event at the Community Garden at South Branch Preserve…

Open Space Bill Passes General Assembly Unanimously!

Open Space Bill passes General Assembly unanimously!

  • June 21, 2019

Yesterday the General Assembly unanimously voted to approve a Corporate Business Tax implementation bill, that will dedicate a portion of the Corporate Business Tax to fund Green Acres, farmland and historic preservation! While it is true that the Governor still needs…

Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

  • March 11, 2019

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!

Community Garden Plots Available Now!

  • January 14, 2019

-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

2018: A Year in Review

  • December 20, 2018

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

  • December 11, 2018

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

The Weed-Eaters

  • November 28, 2018

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

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…