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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
"" 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
"" Green Acres Survey Section
"" New Jersey Trails Program

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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