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Menantico Creek preserve, NJCF

600 acres in Vineland to become new nature preserve

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - One of the largest remaining pieces of open land in the Upper Menantico watershed - 600 acres along the Menantico Creek [go to article]
New Jersey meadowlands

What if New Jersey’s Meadowlands were a national park?

KARRIE JACOBS / CURBED NEW YORK - When you take a southbound train from New York’s Penn Station, a small miracle happens. After you emerge from the dark [go to article]
Barrett's Run restoration, Hopewell NJ

Barrett’s Run project in Hopewell protects waterway, restores habitat

CHERYL VOSBURG / GREENSMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - The “Barrett’s Run Grassland Restoration” project is a 7.5 acre example of planning and collaboration [go to article]
Newark Bay wetlands

Wetlands restoration on Newark Bay protects against flooding, improves water quality

MIKE SMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Jet passengers flying into Newark International Airport or car drivers zipping along the New Jersey Turnpike may not think [go to article]
Green Creek, Cape May NJ

Nature Conservancy, Partners Protect 477 Acres in Green Creek

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - The Nature Conservancy, in partnership with the American Littoral Society, state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Green Acres [go to article]
new jersey environment news, open space preservation

Grants will preserve 230 acres in Hunterdon County

NJ.COM / HUNTERDON COUNTY - The Hunterdon County Freeholders, at their April 3 meeting, approved the preservation of 230 acres of open space in four communities [go to article]
NJ Green Acres

Trust approves $15 million for Green Acres land acquisitions and flood property buyouts

GARDEN STATE PRESERVATION TRUST - The board of the Garden State Preservation Trust today approved $15.3 million in funding for the State Office of Green Acres [go to article]
marina boats

Murphy kills Liberty State Park marina proposal

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial proposal to build a high-end marina in a tranquil area of Liberty State Park has been shot down by Gov. Phil Murphy's [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Ocean County to preserve nearly 8,000 acres of land

THESANDPAPER.NET - Ocean County officials are moving ahead with plans to purchase a 7,860-acre tract tract of land, often referred to as the site of the Forked River Mountains [go to article]
farmland preservation New Jersey

53 acres of farmland preserved in Tewksbury

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Two properties totaling 53 acres have been permanently preserved by New Jersey Conservation Foundation and its partners [go to article]

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