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A 1,800 acre parcel of land just off the end of the runway in New Jersey’s largest military base will be protected, The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, announced today. The land includes the headwaters of the Toms River.

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Nearly 20-acres of forested property south of John T. Hale, Sr. Memorial Park in Voorhees Township has been purchased for conservation, the Township, The Trust for Public Land, and Camden County announced today.

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Located on the Palisades above the New Jersey entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, a 14.4-acre reservoir—the largest privately-owned undeveloped property remaining in Weehawken—will anchor a new public park, the Township of Weehawken, the City of Union City, the State of New Jersey, and The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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Quitman Street Community School kindergarteners joined members of the community today to celebrate the completed expansion of the Central Ward school’s playground. The new play space increases the existing playground space at the school by more than a third, the School, The Trust for Public Land, and Newark Public Schools announced.

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A vital habitat corridor adjacent to both the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and New Jersey state forest lands will become an addition to the refuge, The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today.

This report by The Trust for Public Land explains how a conscious park, open space, and recreation strategy could help play a major role in New Brunswick’s ongoing revitalization efforts and help to further “brand” and sell the city as a great place to live, work, and visit.

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Today Governor Chris Christie signed into law three appropriations bills for the Green Acres Program. These bills had passed the Senate and Assembly earlier this summer with unanimous bi-partisan support and they will continue New Jersey's tremendous legacy of preserving open space.

This report by The Trust for Public Land explains how a conscious park, open space, and recreation strategy could help play a major role in New Brunswick’s ongoing revitalization efforts and help to further “brand” and sell the city as a great place to live, work, and visit.

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Quitman Street Community School kindergarteners joined members of the community today to celebrate this summer's expansion of the Central Ward school's playground.

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