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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]
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Barrier to bobcats: Conservancy groups purchase land to protect habitat

NEW JERSEY HERALD - The Ridge and Valley Conservancy has teamed up with the Nature Conservacy to purchase 84 acres of intact forest in Hardwick and Blairstown [go to article]
Green Creek, Cape May NJ

Editorial: Land preservation remains good news for South Jersey, so far

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Last November, we were delighted when a Nature Conservancy study funded by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service found that the salt marshes [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]
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]
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]
new jersey environment, liberty state park, jersey city

Editorial: DEP should float bonds for repairs, not essentially privatize priceless state park

JERSEY JOURNAL - In pursuing a plan to essentially sell part of the urban oasis known as Liberty State Park to a company that would build a snazzy marina [go to article]
new jersey environment, farm, burlington county

Burlington County reaches milestone in preserving 30,000 farm acres

CAROL COMEGNO / COURIER POST - Burlington Countyhas surpassed 30,000 preserved agricultural acres on 250 farms [go to article]
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NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS – Frenchtown farmer Ryan Kocsis raises hay. He’s worked the fields since his teens, but always on leased land [go to article]

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