Updates from the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut Highlands

Archive for December, 2004

NJ to share in Highlands funding

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004 Posted in | No Comments »

By Kathleen Carroll Staff Writer, Bergen Record President Bush signed into law the federal Highlands Conservation Act on Tuesday, authorizing $110 million to preserve open space in New Jersey and three neighboring states now under relentless development pressure. "This is an ...

Bush approves federal funds to protect Highlands: Law allots at least $100M over next 10 years for open space preservation

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004 Posted in | No Comments »

By Mike Frassinelli Star-Ledger Staff The most densely populated state in America now has another space-saving tool, as President Bush yesterday signed into law a Highlands bill that sets aside at least $100 million over the next decade to conserve ...

Highlands Conservation Act Signed Into Law

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004 Posted in | No Comments »

Washington, DC-President Bush signed the Highlands Conservation Act into law today, bringing federal recognition to the Highlands as a national conservation priority area and the promise of funds for land conservation in the region.  The bill recently passed both the ...

Government to spend $100 million acquiring mountain land

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004 Posted in | No Comments »

By Dan Shapley Poughkeepsie Journal President Bush has signed into law a plan to spend $10 million a year for 10 years buying land in the Highlands, a swath of the Appalachian Mountains through New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that ...