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   New Jersey Conservation Foundation is committed to promoting discussion,  

    networking and knowledge sharing among land trusts, grassroots groups and other

    nonprofits involved in land preservation and stewardship.

    The New Jersey Land Trust Network meets throughout the year for presentations         and discussions on various topics including policy, fundraising, mapping, membership     and board development, and best practices. The Land Trust Network is a program of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, supported by Victoria Foundation.



Thanks to volunteer Carolann Clark who designed the logo for the NJ Land Trust Network.  To learn more about her work, contact




2017 Workshops

Sessions planned

Natural Lands Stewardship Workshop (w/NJ Recreation & Park Association)  Scheduled December 7, 2017

Training Advisors to Farmland Owners (w/Foodshed Alliance) October

Land Conservation and Environmental JusticeWI

Mapping Conservation Priorities (w/The Nature Conservancy, Rowan University)



                       Speakers at "Diversity Workshop"             

          Estrella Sainburg, GreenFaith; Andre Thomas,

               Isles; Donna Kirkland,Trust for Public Land;

              23 participants attended the

                   "Diversity" roundtable


Sessions concluded

Diversity & Inclusion in Environmental OrganizationsWI (August 8, 2017)

Finance & HR Directors Roundtable (February 15, 2017)

To Gala or Not to Gala:  Development Roundtable ( March 3, 2017)

Environmental Educators RoundtableWI (March 9, 2017)

Sustainable Farming & Food Systems (w/Foodshed Alliance)

(January 11 & May 15 road trip, 2017)

Advocacy in a Hostile EnvironmentWI (May 4, 2017)


Share your issues and topics! 


Please contact Laura to suggest program or topic ideas, or if your organization would like to host a Land Trust Network meeting. 

(; 908-997-0720)


Outdoor programs encouraged in warm weather seasons!


2016 Workshops


Environmental Advocacy:WI     January 26, Watershed Center, Pennington

Meadows Management:WI       February 17, Bamboo Brook, Far Hills

Working with Interns:WI             February 29, Watershed Center, Pennington

Learn NRCS Programs:WI            April 14, NRCS Offices, Somerset

Food Resiliency:                            June 7 & August 15 with Foodshed Alliance

GeoWeb Training: WI                   August 3, NJDEP Computer Lab

Unmanned Aerial Systems:        September 9, D&R Greenway Land Trust 

Working with the Press               September 26, Watershed Center, Pennington

Natural Lands Stewardship        December 1, Plainsboro Preserve





The Land Trust Network values our partnership with the Watershed Institute, a program of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association.  Those workshops marked with  WI  are organized in partnership with the Watershed Institute. 



Updated August 30, 2017












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