Press Releases and News Articles

Contacts 

Kelly.Mooij@njaudubon.org 732-539-1693 (mobile). Coordinator of NJ Keep It Green

Tom.Gilbert@tpl.org 267-261-7325 (mobile). Chair of NJ Keep It Green

NJ Keep It Green Press Releases

June 26, 2014 Super Majority of NJ Senate Passes Open Space Legislation

June 23, 2014 Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Open Space Preservation Plan

May 8, 2014 NJ KIG Statement in Response to Green Acres Funding Announcement

March 17, 2014 NJ KIG Optimistic Agreement Will Be Reached on Long Term Open Space Funding

March 14, 2014 Sussex County 18th County to Support Long Term Funding for Preservation

January 17, 2013 NJ KEEP IT GREEN CONGRATULATES STATE AND CONSERVATION PARTNERS ON PRESERVATION OF MORE THAN 5,000 ACRES IN GREAT EGG HARBOR WATERSHED

January 16, 2013 Opinion- federal funding is only one way to speed recovery from Sandy

January 11, 2013 Inquirer Ediorial- Provide funds to extend green space program

January 8, 2013 KIG Statement on State of State

January 08,2013 NJ KEEP IT GREEN PRAISES MERCER COUNTY SUPPORT
FOR STATE PRESERVATION FUNDING

January 02, 2013 Environmental resolutions plentiful for 2013

December 20, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Thanks Senate for Approving $79.5 Million in Farmland Preservation Funding

December 17, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Cheers Approval of Farmland Preservation Funding

December 13, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Applauds Assembly Appropriations Committee for Supporting Farmland Preservation Funding

December 12, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Praises Passaic County Freeholders' Support for State Preservation Funding

December 5, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Thanks State League of Municipalities for Supporting Sustainable Funding for Preservation and Stewardship

December 3, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Celebrates Approval of $123 Million in Green Acres, Blue Acres Funding

November 28, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Praises Cumberland County Freeholders' Support for State Preservation Funding

November 21, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Lauds Approval of Remaining Farmland Preservation Funding

November 19, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Applauds Assembly Appropriations Committee for Recognizing Importance of Open Space in Flood Protection

October 25, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Thanks Senate for Moving Green Acres Funding Forward

October 15, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Thanks Senate, Assembly Committees for Moving Green Acres Funding Forward

October 9, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Celebrates Farmland Preservation Milestone

September 18, 2012 NJ Keep It Green Praises Green Acres Funding

August 17, 2012 Preservation Coalition Applauds Multicounty Preservation Success

August 16, 2012 Preservation Coalition Applauds Highlands Preservation Success

February 21, 2012 Coalition Applauds Governor's Investment in State Parks

November 22, 2011 Former Assemblywoman Urges Stable Funding for Land Preservation

November 10, 2011 Coalition Lauds Green Acres Program 50 Years after Voters Approved First Bond Act

September 2011: Coalition Applauds Governor’s Approval of State Funds for Continuation of Open Space Efforts

August 2011: Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Approval of State Funds for Continuation of Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Efforts

Selected News Articles

July 6, 2014 Editorial: NJ Voters Should Have a Say in Preservation Funding (Express-Times)

July 6, 2014 Warren County Farmers Worry about Knock to Value of Preserved Land after Inaction (Express-Times)

June 25, 2014 Editorial: Open Space Worth Cost (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

June 14, 2014 Editorial: Put Open Space on Ballot (Asbury Park Press)

June 8, 2014 Editorial: A Businesslike Compromise on Open Space (Star Ledger)

May 15, 2014 Jackson Land Deal will Create Park, Help Barnegat Bay (Asbury Park Press)

April 8, 2014 Explainer: Trying to find a Stable Source of Funds for Open Space Preservation (NJ Spotlight)

March 26, 2014 Preserving a Good Way of Life in Warren County (Warren Reporter)

March 22, 2014 Land Conservation Rally Seeks to Drum Up Support for Conservation Bill

December 1, 2012 Buying Land as Protection Against the Next Sandy (Star Ledger Op Ed)

November 30, 2012 Cumberland County Freeholders Voted to Suport Finding Funds for Open Spaces (Gloucester County Times)

November 22, 2012 Farmland Preservation Project Receives Grant Approval (Hunterdon County Democrat)

November 19, 2012 N.J. Assembly Committee Approves $123M in Funding to Buy Flood-Prone Properties (Star Ledger)

News Archive from Previous Campaigns

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