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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: Old Pine Farm Natural Lands Trust is a nonprofit community-based organization dedicated to continued care of the woodlands, wetlands and meadows adjacent to Big Timber Creek, and to the creation of a greenway from the headwaters of the Big Timber Creek to the Delaware River. The trust encourages awareness, appreciation and respect for nature. As Chief Seattle, said, "We are part of the earth and the earth is part of us."

Community Stories

11 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Gorgeous. Peaceful. Interesting. Beckoning. A walk through Old Pine Farm Natural Lands Trust will surely leave you peaceful, for its views from the edge of Big Timber Creek are rare ones. One can see only nature. Maintained by volunteers, the paths are a pleasure to walk.A visit here will be well rewarded.

Sally70

Board Member

Rating: 5

The future is yet to come and it is exciting here at Old Pine Farm Natural Lands Trust. The 300 year old house will become part of it and opens up a space to build community around nature and sustainability. We had an exciting Jersey Fresh Dinner with a pawpaw tasting last september. Bee hives are coming.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a gem of Nature's space, so well cared for. It's also a time machine. Old Pine Farm Natural Lands boasts a meadow where you can see the prickly pear cacti that Native Americans planted hundreds of years. It's a marvel to experience history that is still alive and blooming.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Old Pine Farm is an oasis of woods and meadow and marsh and Big Timber Creek. And the future is exciting... the 300 year old house will soon be included and will offer opportunities for organic gardening, an environmental center and/or community center. So come and join our wonderful community of people in this adventure,

Client Served

Rating: 5

Old Pine Farms offers a chance to close the door on the noisy chaos of our daily lives, and to spend a little time in quiet and natural beauty. This place is in the heart of suburbia, moments away from malls and interstates. Yet, here thanks to the hard work of a core of dedicated volunteers, you can walk through meadows and replenish your soul as you contemplate the same beauty that restored Walt Whitman as he wandered here beside Big Timber Creek.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a small but very dedicated group of volunteers dedicated to preserving our precious New Jersey open spaces and in, particular, a beautiful tract in South Jersey called Old Pine Farm. They work tirelessly to enhance and preserve the area and their monthly nature walks are a delight for both adults and children and promote a respect, love and sense of wonder for nature.

Pauliney

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Old Pine Farm Natural Lands trust is an oasis of beauty in Deptford Township, NJ. Rare and naturally growing native plants abound. A beautiful place to walk and contemplate, and appreciate the beauty that is there. The land trust is along Big Timber Creek, so there's an opportunity for canoeing and kyaking. Soon the ripe persimmons will fall, a treat. Our deer population is in check, as there is a healthy understory. Old Pine Farm natural Lands trust is open to the public for walkers, bicycle riders, and dog walkers.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Old Pine Farm, and the people who are actively involved in this organization are a pleasure. The lands are gorgeous .. who would expect a rather extensive land trust (about 40 acres or so, mostly on Big Timber Creek) in Deptford? Their members are dedicated to its preservation and care, and I have learned a lot about nature in the years I've been a member. George and Lillian Willoughby, original members and founders, had a vision of land in trust for the people who use it. I think they would be proud of the legacy they have left, and the excellent way it is led and managed.

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Client Served

Rating: 4


Old Pine provides our community. with a sanctuary for recreation and nature study. It is open and availsble for hiking, picnicking, fishing, kayaking and the study of nature. The organization consists of volunteers who serve as dedicated stewards of the indigenous species and habitats within the forty acres
it protects.

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cfordj 09/25/2014

Thanks. hooverteacher! Come back soon!

Client Served

Rating: 5

I once was walking the trails here and met of with, of all people, Ole " Blue Eyes " Frank Sinatra. He was senile as phuck, talking to himself about aliens and he even wore his Depends on the outside of his pants. Piss and shat stains all over them. He thought he was still in Hoboken, NJ Way to disappoint, Frank. You goofy old phuck.

1 cfordj

Board Member

Rating: 5

Old Pine Farm in Deptford, NJ is a little bit of heaven plunked down on the bank of Big Timber Creek. Forest, meadow, stream and wetlands environments are all included in the 32 acre main property at the foot of Rankin Ave in the Blackwood Terrace section of Deptford Twp.

The trails are great, with a gentle slope leading through the forest down to the meadow and creek. Whether for nature study, exercise or just relaxation, you will enjoy a stroll here.


Try it -- you'll like it!

Carl Ford