The next 'Talk of the Sourlands' is Thursday, October 12th! Learn about the Duke Farms Deer Management Program with Mike Bellaus, one of the most successful DMP’s in the state, from its inception to the results.

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Your help ensures the protection, promotion, and preservation of the unique character of the Sourland Mountain region – a refuge of natural and cultural diversity.


The 90-square-mile Sourland region is home to the largest contiguous forest in Central New Jersey.  It encompasses a complex ecosystem of forest, wetlands and grasslands.  Its mosaic of habitats is home to an incredibly rich diversity of animal and plant species, many rare or endangered.


Learn about our work and how you can make a difference.


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Message from Laurie

Executive Director, Laurie Cleveland, shares an important message about the Mountain’s unique resources – and the steps we can all take to help strengthen and preserve this special place.

Actions you can take today

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Become a member

It’s never been a better time to join the Sourland Conservancy! Your donation helps to plan and coordinate restoration projects, create educational materials and more!

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Learn about Native Plants

There is something each of us can do: reduce lawn size; plant native trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses at home; reduce the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Learn more here

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Sourland Spectacular

REGISTER TODAY! September 9, 2023, at the Watershed Institute. Enjoy a gorgeous ride or run on paved roads or explore scenic hiking trails in the Sourland Mountain Region. Learn More here

Featured videos

SSAAM: An American Story

Winter Birding with Juanita Hummel

How to plant a tree sapling