Partnering with NJCF – Turnquist is Preserved

52 forested acres preserved in Washington Township Mar 24, 2022 WASHINGTON TWP. – A 37-acre wooded property that will help connect township-owned open space and serve as the entry point of a future trail system has just been permanently preserved. On March 11, the nonprofit New Jersey Conservation Foundation purchased

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Grant Work – Core Soil Sampling

Core Soil Sampling Will Help Determine Restoration Path for the Mill Crane work will help determine path for historic Long Valley Mill By MARK KITCHIN Staff Writer – Observer Tribune Jan 19, 2022 WASHINGTON TWP. — Not to worry: There’s no trouble grinding at the historic Obadiah LaTourette Grist

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MOISTURE IS THE ENEMY

Morris County Historic Preservation Trust (MCHPT) – July 14, 2021, awarded the Washington Township Land Trust a $23,616 Stabilization Grant.  1772 New Jersey Historic Trust provided the matching $5,904 for a total of $29,520. This money will be used to lessen the moisture damage to the Mill through the

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DESIGN PHASE I – IT’S A GO!

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP LAND TRUST AWARDED TWO CRITICAL FUNDING GRANTS Morris County Historic Preservation Trust – July 28, 2021, for $144,000 New Jersey Historic Trust – September 29, 2021, recommended for $36,000 Both, totaling $180,000, will be used to fund DESIGN PHASE I – Engineering and the Start of Design

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Hedgerows Fall 2020

The Historic Preservation Plan Before an historical property can be restored, it must be preserved; that is, its basic structure must be intact. That has been the focus of WTLT volunteers since 1991. In 1997 a draft of our first “preservation plan” for the Obadiah La Tourette Grist and

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Preservation Plan Update

THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN             Preservation planning is a process that organizes preservation activities (identification, evaluation, registration and treatment of historic properties) in a logical sequence. … Preservation planning is based on the following principles: Important historic properties cannot be replaced if they are destroyed. Jun 18, 2001 National Park Service (.gov) › history Secretary’s

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