Dec 07 2017

HLT Spreads Holiday Cheer With
Christmas Tree Farm Preservation


The Hunterdon Land Trust is helping spread a little holiday cheer with the preservation of the 127-acre Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Farm in Holland Township.

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Dec 07 2017

Building the Volendam Windmill
in Holland Township


Recently, Hunterdon Land Trust preserved 127 acres of the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Farm in Holland Township to ensure it would remain farmland for generations to come. This farm is also the site of the Volendam Windmill Museum, and although it’s not part of the preservation deal, the windmill and its construction is quite an interesting story, and serves as another example of our county’s rich cultural heritage. We thought you’d enjoy learning more about it.   

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Sep 13 2017

Exploring the ‘Noisy’ Natural Beauty
At the Crystal Springs Preserve


Tucked away in the northern-most part of Hunterdon County is a 291-acre tract that you helped protect.

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Mar 29 2017

Stick Your Neck Out and Help a Turtle


Why did the turtle cross the road? We may never reach a definitive answer, but one thing we know for sure is that close encounters with cars are one of the foremost threats to turtle populations.

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Mar 17 2016

Meet the Previous Owners and Inhabitants of ‘The Farm’ in Kingwood


Before its preservation, the church property in Kingwood was owned by journalist William Lindsay White and later by the United Reformed Church in Somerville.

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Mar 16 2016

HLT Preserves Farm That Was Haven To WWII Orphan and Church Retreat


By the time the four-year-old girl arrived at the Kingwood farm in 1941, she had faced more horrors than most people endure in a lifetime.

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Apr 15 2015

The Case Family: 18th Century Farming in Flemington (2)


We continue our story about the historic Case-Dvoor farmstead with a look at Philip Case, son of the first Case family member to settle in Flemington.

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Mar 04 2015

Come Sit for A Spell: New Bench At Dvoor Honors Robert, Marie Decker


The sturdy wooden bench behind the Hunterdon Land Trust’s Dvoor farmhouse headquarters honors Robert and Marie C. Decker whose Kingwood farm was preserved.

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Nov 03 2014

Public Question No. 2 on Tomorrow’s Ballot


Public Question 2 provides stable funding for the preservation and stewardship of open space, parks, farmland, historic sites and flood-prone areas.

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Oct 16 2014

Voter Information on Public Question No. 2


Here is some important information about Public Question #2 which pertains to providing stable funding for open space, historic preservation and other environmental programs.

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