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Phone: 1-888-LANDSAVE
170 Longview Rd
Far Hills
New Jersey 07931
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Programs: Land cquisition: recently acquired land in West Milford, Wickecheoke Creek Preserve (Stockton area), Gloucester, Atlantic and Salem counties that are critical for water, open space and productive farmland.Stewardship:at the Franklin Parker Preserve in the pine barrens, we are conducting prescribed burns to reduce catastrophic fires; restoring Atlantic White Cedar; developing a 10-year management plan, wetlands restoration, and providing public access.Policy: working on the Highlands Regional Master Plan and Emergency Highlands Rules; co-leading efforts to renew the Garden State Preservation Trust; working with the NJ Office of Smart growth on a proposed series of planning area changes in the Delaware Bayshore regionto re-designate ecologically important areas from suburban planning areas to environmentally sensitive planning.Garden State Greenways, which ties together NJCF's core programs of land acquisition, stewaradship, public policy and strategic partners by providing visual and quantitative information for planning for land conservation organizations, non-conservation groups, and state and local governments.Farmland preservation in the Highlands for which we received $1 million from the State Agriculture Development Committee for use in the Musconetcong Valley in Warren County.

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The mission of New Jersey Conservation Foundation is to preserve New Jersey''s land and natural resources for the benefit of all.
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11/19/11
Highly professional staff and strong board. NJCF celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010, while completing 46 land transactions. Just completed a 1,100 acre wetlands restoration project in the Pinelands, the largest project on the East coast, and won the Governor's award. NJCF owns more than 20,000 ... more »
11/18/10
NJCF is the most influential land trust in NJ. Virtually every other group in the state comes to NJCF for help/advice when structuring land deals, stewardship, legal issues, or advocacy. NJCF has helped preserve over 120,000 acres of farm and open space, working across the entire state - no other ... more »
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