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State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program
State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Program Areas


Preserved landsThe Green Acres Program comprises five program areas: State Park and Open Space Acquisition; Local Governments and Nonprofit Funding; Stewardship and Legal Services; Planning and Information Management; and Office of Natural Resource Restoration. These program areas are supported by the Green Acres Survey Section, and supplemented by the New Jersey Trails System. Click on the program areas, below, to learn more about the way Green Acres is working toward a greener New Jersey.

State Land Acquisition Program
      Blue Acres Floodplain Acquisitions
      In Lieu of Tax Payment Program
      Limited Practical Use (LPU) Pinelands Acquisition Program
Local Governments and Nonprofit Assistance Program
      Coastal Blue Acres Program
      Tax Exemption Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship - Keeping It Green
Bureau of Planning & Information Management
Office of Natural Resource Restoration
Green Acres Survey Section
New Jersey Trails System

Read about current program successes on our Success Stories page.
Other success stories can be found in our State acquisition sites archive and our Local/Nonprofit acquisition sites archive.

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