JN Land Trust Services

About Us

     Jim Nordgren is an environmental consultant living in Madison, CT. As Town Supervisor in Lewisboro, New York he helped preserve nearly 1,000 acres of open space, strengthened water protection laws and helped create the four-town Eastern Westchester Biotic Corridor. He has also written natural resource inventories, management plans, baseline documentation reports and open space plans for the Westchester Land Trust, Open Space Institute, LandVest, Scenic Hudson, the Watershed Agricultural Council, North Salem Open Land Foundation, Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, Putnam County Land Trust, Hudson Highlands Land Trust, Rondout-Esopus Land Trust, Oblong Land Conservancy, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, Somers Land Trust, Wilton Land Conservation Trust, Town of Lewisboro, Town of North Salem, Town of Trumbull, Town of Mount Pleasant, Town of Niskayuna, Town of Mount Kisco, John Jay Homestead Historical Site, Castine Golf Club, Mariandale Conference Center, Storm King Art Center, Trumbull Nature Center and for dozens of individual landowners.


    Jim has planned and supervised invasive removal and native plant restoration on 100 acres at 11 sites. He has written storm water management plans and wetland and conservation overlay regulations for municipalities and drafted conservation easements for land trusts. He has given guest lectures on environmental issues at the Yale School of the Environment and Union College. Jim also enjoys leading nature walks and workshops for schools and land trusts.


    Jim holds a Master Degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment, an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance, and a BA from St. Lawrence University. He also holds a U.S. Fish & Wildlife license to possess raptors for educational purposes and is a Qualified Forester for the Watershed Agricultural Council.