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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Open Space

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]
Hudson Farms open space preservation

Editorial: Get the green going for land preservation

NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey is about to be flush with some fresh cash to pour into its open spaces [go to article]
Hudson Farms open space preservation

State, conservation groups pay $5.1M to preserve 2,200 acres at Hudson Farms

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - The state Department of Environmental Protection, working with other groups, has purchased conservation easements for more than 2,200 acres [go to article]
Cowtown Rodeo, Pilesgrove, NJ

Historic Cowtown Rodeo’s grasslands preserved in $2.6-million deal

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Almost 375 acres of grassland surrounding Cowtown Rodeo in Salem County will be permanently preserved under an agreement financed [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]
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South Jersey’s beloved Cowtown Rodeo land receives federal funds

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Cowtown defies modern stereotypes. Founded in 1929 and run by five generations of the Harris family, the weekly rodeo [go to article]
NJ Green Acres

$15.7 million approved for land preservation

GARDEN STATE PRESERVATION TRUST - The board of the Garden State Preservation Trust today approved $15.7 million in funding for the State Office of Green Acres [go to article]

Panel OKs spending bill that boosts role of nonprofits in preservation projects

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lawmakers appear to have settled on a mechanism for allocating constitutionally dedicated funds to preserve open space [go to article]
Wickecheoke Creek Delaware Twp

130 acres preserved along Hunterdon County creek

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Sonia Millner could have sold the land where she grew up in Delaware Township for a housing development [go to article]
farmer digs manure and soil, new jersey environment news

Owner guilty of ‘extreme’ violation of law that preserves NJ farmland

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The owner of preserved farmland in Franklin Township violated the law when it excavated and leveled 20 acres in building temporary [go to article]

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