The goal of this program is to prevent polluted stormwater from entering waterways that drain into the Delaware River.
Protecting water in South Jersey
A short film about the creation of the Pinelands National Reserve based on archival news footage during the years 1978-1979.
We are delighted to be celebrating 30 years of protecting the Pinelands this year! Learn more about our vision for the Pinelands.
An innovative partnership allowed the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to renovate an old dairy barn.
Gov. Murphy taken several actions since January to reform the Pinelands Commission.
Governor Murphy announced the nomination of Robert Jackson to serve on the state Pinelands Commission, bringing the Governor’s list of pending nominations to five.
Gov. Murphy announced two nominations of highly qualified individuals to serve on the state Pinelands Commission: Jessica Rittler Sanchez and Jennifer Coffey. He also nominated for reappointment Commissioner Edward Lloyd.
Governor Murphy appoints new Chair of the Pinelands Commission.
Lessons learned from a six-year battle to defeat this harmful and unnecessary gas pipeline.
The 11,000-acre fire is presumed to have been a result of human activity.
PPA is actively engaged in supporting the Keep It Green campaign to ensure a stable source of funding for land conservation, farmland protection and historic preservation.
Proposed development far exceeds a 2004 settlement agreement between the developer, state, and federal government in which PPA was an intervenor.
Water plan fails to address the needs of people and nature.
A new law provides greater opportunities for prescribed burning for ecological purposes.
Existing stormwater rules are need strengthening to protect groundwater and streams from polluted runoff.
Illegal off-road vehicle use is causing widespread damage to critical Pinelands habitats.
Gov. Brendan Byrne was truly the father of the Pinelands, responsible for the passage of the Pinelands Protection Act in 1979.
The Pinelands Commission is required to review its regulations and recommend amendments every five years. The Pinelands Commission completed its most recent review in 2012.
A developer has been pushing projects on 43 acres of threatened species habitat at the border of Toms River and Manchester Townships for almost 15 years.