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Friday, September 30, 2022

Open Space

Bucks Cove Natue Preserve, Rancocas Conservancy

Rancocas Conservancy acquires 200-acre property in Pemberton Township

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The nonprofit Rancocas Conservancy has purchased a former blueberry farm for preservation as a public nature preserve [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 Environment News, Highlands

Highlands Council awarded over $4.5 million for preservation projects

CAROLE ANN DICTON / TAP INTO - The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) will be receiving a $4,675,000 grant [go to article]
New Jersey Meadowlands

Look past the swamp, dumps and American Dream mall. This is the Meadowlands.

ALLISON PRIES / NJ.COM - Ask any number of people in New Jersey 'what are the Meadowlands?' and you'll probably get as many different answers [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]

44 acres of forest preserved in Byram

NEW JERSEY HERALD - Hikers and nature enthusiasts have more hills to climb and views to admire in Sussex County now that 44 forested acres have been preserved [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

433 farms, 33K acres, $285 million. Hunterdon has preserved more farms than any other...

CAROLINE FASSETT / NJ.COM - In the four decades New Jersey has set aside funds for farmland preservation, one county, Hunterdon, has led the way in preservation [go to article]

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]
Supawna NWR

Over 320 acres being preserved in Cape May County

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - More than 320 acres of wetlands are being preserved in Cape May County as increased sea level rise [go to article]

A New Jersey city reuses abandoned industrial sites to capture stormwater

YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS - In Camden, New Jersey, stormwater and sewage run through the same pipes, so when heavy rain hits, the system can overflow [go to article]

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