The Land Conservancy of New Jersey Overview
Geographic areas served: New Jersey
Programs: Land Preservation – is at the heart of our work preserving land to ensure: A plentiful supply of safe, clean drinking water; productive land for agriculture; sustainable land for wildlife and forests to thrive; and neighborhood parks and natural areas for people to walk, play and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
Partners for Greener Communities -- is the cornerstone of our work with municipalities and counties providing vital support to our land preservation efforts. The program fosters sustainable communities and offers technical assistance in open space planning, flood mitigation and land preservation to municipalities and counties throughout the state.
Partners for Parks –our award winning stewardship program puts teams of volunteers from corporations and civic groups to work on community service projects in the parks.
Scholarship Program – provides two annual scholarships to New Jersey college students pursuing careers in environmental preservation.
We have preserved over 18,000 acres of open space land in over 300 projects through our Land Preservation program.
Through our Partners for Greener Communities program, we have completed 80 Open Space, Farmland Preservation, and Trails Plans and helped towns secure more than $216 million in county, state, and federal grants for their land conservation projects.
More than 7800 volunteers from 87 different corporations have participated in our Partners for Parks program impacting over 20,000 acres of parkland in 10 counties.
Our oldest running program is our Scholarship program. Since 1984, we have awarded $163,500 in scholarships to 42 outstanding New Jersey students helping build the next generation of future environmental leaders.
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