Wildlife Preserves, Inc.

Wildlife Preserves is a private, nonprofit land conservation corporation dedicated to the preservation of natural areas, open space, wildlife, and wildlife habitats for conservation, education, and research.

Its land is administered as natural areas and wildlife sanctuaries for the protection of wild animals, plants, and their habitats and open to the public for passive recreational uses such as hiking, biking, bird watching, photography, nature observation and study, with prohibitions against hunting, fishing, trapping, dumping, and off-trail motor vehicles.


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News & Events

Mushroom Walk: October 7, 2023

Join us for a brief presentation of mushrooms and fungi, followed by a walk led by Dorothy Smullen. Dorothy Smullen has been a member of the NJ Mycological Association (NJMA) since 1975 and even served as the NJMA president. She is also a life member of the North American Mycological Association (NAMA). Dorothy is a… Continue reading Mushroom Walk: October 7, 2023

Herpetology Walk: September 9, 2023

Join the Rutgers Wildlife Conservation and Management Program at Wildlife Preserves’ Troy Meadows for an interactive presentation and guided walk on site. Learn all about common reptile and amphibian species you can find right here in New Jersey! Potential species to observe include a variety of frogs, turtles, and snakes, and the habitat they live… Continue reading Herpetology Walk: September 9, 2023

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Contact Us

    • Len Fariello

      Land Manager
    • Anita Shotwell

      Managing Trustee
    • Luca Fariello

      Assistant Manager Chief Ranger
    • William Jayne

      Land Steward
    • Blaine Rothauser

      GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Senior Ecologist
    • William Fiore, Esq.

      General Counsel