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New Jersey

Protecting the Lands and Waters of the Garden State

A scientist is in a flowing river collecting water samples.
Paulins Kill River Since removing the Columbia Dam, TNC has been monitoring the local ecology, and the results show a river on the mend. © Alex Martin/TNC

Make a Difference in New Jersey

Our Priorities

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, and for more than 60 years, we’ve been working in New Jersey to do just that.

Our Preserves in New Jersey

In addition to providing much-needed habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, our nature preserves in New Jersey are top-rated visitor destinations. Whether you're looking to explore pristine forests, go birding alongside freshwater marshes or conquer a mountain, our preserves have you covered.

Explore Our Preserves
Views of New York City from a mountain summit.
Adult bobcat on a rock.
Aerial view of the Maurice River and its surrounding wetlands.
Wildflowers growing in a field.