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2006 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award for Land Conservation

David J. McKeon, Planning Director and Lisa
Jackson, NJDEP Commissioner
On November 29, 2006, Freeholder Bartlett and the Ocean County Natural Lands Trust Fund Program were awarded the 2006 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for Land Conservation. Freeholder Bartlett was recognized for the preservation of over 5,500 acres of open space and greenways.

A record number of nominations were submitted this year from all over the state and from a broad range of backgrounds. The Land Conservation award goes out to the project or program demonstrating the greatest commitment and experience in the preservation of open space resulting in the protection of the land from future development.


David J. McKeon, the County Planning Director, accepted the award on the behalf of Freeholder Bartlett and the Natural Lands Program. The ceremony was held at the Governor's Residence at Drumthwacket in Princeton.

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