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Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

young heifers play in a fieldNational Page for the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

Garden State Grazing Coalition

For further information contact Jill Koehler at 908-782-4614 x 3 or your  Local Service Center.


Our coalition strengthens existing land stewardship partnerships and provides educational opportunities for producers, coalition members, and interested community members.

The Garden State Grazing Coalition provides educational opportunities through seminars, pasture walks, conferences and twilight meetings.

Co-Chairmen of Garden State Grazing Coalition:

Richard Gardner, Spring Ridge Farm and Peter Staats, Dutch Hollow Farm

Garden State Grazing Coalition 2006 Plan of Action

Brief History of Garden State Coalition

Bishopp's Story - Troy Bishopp runs a grazing operation in New York State

Links and Resources

The Garden State Grazing Coalition is a supporter of the River Friendly Farmer Program  
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River Friendly Farm Certification Program (394 kb) updated 5/24/10                            

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Brought to you by The Garden State Grazing Coalition and Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

Local Partners


Contact:  Gail Bartok, Acting Assistant State Conservationist, Programs
Contact Phone: 732-537-6042
Email: Janice Reid