We are seeking your comments! Sourland Conservancy and the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum are applying to the State of New Jersey Green Acres Program for a grant to help fund the acquisition of the True Farmstead, at 183 Hollow Road, Skillman, NJ, as a historical, natural, and recreational resource. We want to hear your comments about this project! Please click the link below and complete a very brief survey.


The Sourlands as a refuge of cultural and natural diversity.


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We work to protect the Sourland Mountain region’s ecology through stewardship of natural resources and advocacy through effective citizen action.

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We promote the use of environmental best management practices and build awareness of cultural heritage through education and effective communications.

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We advocate for the preservation of the historic and ecological qualities of the Sourland Mountain region.



We believe that citizens should play a vital role in the decisions of their communities.


We aspire to increase the understanding of the unique character of this region.


We understand that there is a wide divergence of regional interests and stakeholder needs and that effective change is born from a positive discourse of ideas.


We value the collective, rich heritage of our Sourland community