New Jersey 101.5: NJ Preserves More than 5,000 Acres in Atlantic County


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The Department of Environmental Protection along with the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, The Nature Conservancy and Conservation Resources, Inc. has preserved 5,079 acres of woodlands and wetlands in Atlantic County’s Great Egg Harbor River watershed at a cost of $9.7 million.  The Christie Administration made the announcement today.

Two related land purchases securing 4,970 acres from Lenape Farms and 109 acres from HBH Associates were finalized by the DEP’s Green Acres program.

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