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Open Space

Lawmakers ink constitutionally mandated increase in open-space funding

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Assembly lawmakers gave final approval on Monday to nine bills that will provide $230 million in constitutionally mandated [go to article]
Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

Protections for Liberty State Park fail amid billionaire’s push to expand golf course into...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - An almost two-year effort to protect Liberty State Park from major development collapsed on Monday amid lobbying efforts [go to article]
Schaeffer Farm, Salem County

81 acres preserved in Salem County

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - David Schaeffer was born and raised in Salem County and loves the area’s agricultural character and way of life [go to article]

Protesters rally at Liberty State Park to ward off billionaire’s golf course expansion

TOM NOBILE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The effort to save one of Liberty State Park’s waterfront vistas from a billionaire developer bent on expanding [go to article]
Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

Golf club for the 1 percent wants to seize a migratory bird habitat

TRACEY TULLY / NY TIMES - The snowy owl was first spotted just beyond the 18th hole of one of the most expensive golf courses ever built [go to article]

NJ towns, groups receive state Green Acres funds for parks, open space

MIKE DEAK / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The state has given Central Jersey municipalities and nonprofits an early Christmas present by approving [go to article]
Holly Farm, Millville, NJ, Google Earth view

This 1,400-acre farm just became a jewel of New Jersey preservation, but not all...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The forested road to the vacant Brian A. Parent Center is lined by a string of unlighted lampposts [go to article]
Holly Farm

Editorial: Persistence pays as a final reversal preserves Millville’s holly farm

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - One of the most protracted battles for a generation of South Jersey environmentalists has ended [go to article]
Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

Editorial: Liberty State Park is not for sale. At any price.

STAR-LEDGER - For four decades, the folks who value Liberty State Park have fought off repeated attempts to ram some commercial [go to article]
Menantico Creek preserve, NJCF

New Jersey to buy 1,400-acre farm in historic conservation deal

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced "one of the most [go to article]

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