Rancocas Conservancy acquires 200-acre property in Pemberton Township

Bucks Cove Natue Preserve, Rancocas Conservancy

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES – The nonprofit Rancocas Conservancy has purchased a former blueberry farm for preservation as a public nature preserve that will be off-limits to motor vehicles.

The acquisition of the 202-acre property was announced this week by the group, which credited the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, Open Space Institute and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres program with providing “major financial assistance” to make the acquisition possible.

It is the 10th preserve acquired by the nonprofit, which is dedicated to the preservation and stewardship of lands within the Rancocas Creek watershed. Its holdings now total over 1,000 acres …

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