Places We Protect

Places We Protect

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Our Mission 

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends. Every acre we protect, every river mile restored, every species brought back from the brink, begins with you. Your support will help make a lasting difference in New Jersey and around the world in 72 countries. 

In New Jersey, we work across our state to ensure clean and plentiful water, secure community safety in the face of floods, adapt to climate change, and protect natural resources while supporting economic growth and recreation opportunities. We're using science and decades of experience to focus on the highest priority solutions in places where we can have the greatest impact. 



Blair Creek
High Mountain
Johnsonburg Swamp
Lizard Tail Swamp
Maurice River Bluffs
South Cape May Meadows
Garrett Family Preserve at Cape Island Creek


Arctic Meadows
Delaware River Basin
Gandy's Beach
Indian Trail
Lenape Farms
Lummis Ponds
Mashipacong Bogs
Minisink Valley
Muckshaw Ponds Preserve
Sunray Beach
Sussex Swamp

Places We've Helped Protect

In New Jersey, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 60,000 acres. In addition to the preserves that we currently own, we have also helped preserve some of the state's most important and well known natural areas.


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