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Office of Natural Lands Management

bog asphodelThe Office of Natural Lands Management (ONLM) administers a group of interrelated land management and planning programs and is committed to the conservation of biodiversity through excellent stewardship, and the enhancement of passive recreational opportunities for the benefit of present and future generations.

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Natural Heritage Program identifies and catalogues the state’s most significant biodiversity through a comprehensive statewide inventory of rare plant and animal species and representative ecological community occurrences
Natural Areas System protecting and managing state-owned lands that support New Jersey’s threatened and endangered plants and animals and representative ecosystems
Endangered Plant Species Program New Jersey's Endangered Plant Species List and research and management of globally rare plant species
NJ State Trails Program network of trails that provide for outdoor recreation and an appreciation of the outdoor, natural and remote areas of New Jersey
New Jersey Natural Lands Trust preserving land in its natural state for enjoyment by the public and to protect natural diversity through the acquisition of open space


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