The South Jersey Land & Water Trust works to preserve farmland in South Jersey for a multitude of reasons, primarily to ensure that family farms are not developed into subdivisions. Since the organization’s creation, over 1,000 acres of farmland have been preserved.
Preserving Open Space
The South Jersey Land & Water Trust also works with municipalities to preserve open space, which can be used as parks, playgrounds and protected habitats for threatened species. The most recent preservation success story is Tall Pines State Preserve, a 112-acre former golf course, which was preserved using matching funds from the NJ Green Acres fund. This property became the first state park in Gloucester County.
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