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Phone: 973-541-1010
19 Boonton Avenue
Boonton
New Jersey 07005
USA
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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.

Mission:
Founded in 1981, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey is a member supported non-profit land trust whose mission is to preserve land and water resources, conserve open space, and inspire and empower individuals and communities to protect our natural land and environment.
Results:
The Land Conservancy is known for forging partnerships with communities, businesses, government agencies, and other nonprofit organizations to provide the resources necessary to bring land projects to a successful conclusion. We have worked in 77 municipalities in 13 counties impacting over half of New Jersey's counties and benefiting millions of residents throughout the state.
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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02/07/12
I have served on the Borough Council of the Borough of Peapack & Gladstone for many years, and have served the last 5 years as Mayor. Throughout my terms in office, it has been a great pleasure working with The Land Conservancy, with which the Borough has partnered since 1999. During that year, The ... more »
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01/31/12
As a long time member of the East Hanover Environmental Commission, and 2011 Chairman, I can honestly say that The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has been one of the most valuable assets our township has. As a partner working together on our vision to enhance the community with every opportunity to ... more »
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01/31/12
The Land Conservancy of NJ is a dynamic and dedicated team of individuals, who work with the utmost professionalism and inspiring success rate. I have personally been involved, have seen their staff in action with my own eyes, and would be happy to partner with them again... more »
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