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Mentoring Future Leaders

D&R Greenway Welcomes 2021 AWE Fellow Fabio Yales in a partnership with the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund   June 22, 2021, Princeton ~ This June, through a special partnership supported by The William Penn Foundation, D&R Greenway Land Trust is welcoming Fabio Yales to a summer Fellowship that will focus on environmental work along the Delaware River. D&R Greenway is committed to mentoring future environmental leaders to succeed in their own preservation missions throughout life. A nationally-accredited > Read More

Enjoy our New Video About the History and Ecology of the Newly Preserved Point Breeze in Bordentown, NJ

See the Beauty, Learn the History! Watch Our Short, New Video about Point Breeze from our Greenway Gala! Click on image above to watch our 7-minute video about Point Breeze. June 1, 2021 ~ Princeton, NJ – For Immediate Release Did you miss D&R Greenway’s extraordinary virtual 2021 Greenway Gala?  Even if you did, you can still watch one of the major highlights.  Click the video below to learn about the history and ecology of newly preserved Point Breeze in > Read More

D&R Greenway Announces 10 Wooded Hopewell Acres Permanently Preserved as Memorial Legacy

May 28, 2021, Princeton ~ Just in time for Memorial Day, 2021, D&R Greenway announces another preservation success with acquisition of 10 acres of land owned by Nutan Singh in Hopewell, New Jersey. In December 2020, the land trust purchased a conservation easement on this same land, dedicated to preservation by Nutan Singh in memory of her late husband, Anil. After completing a subdivision of the conservation land from the residential property, in May 2021 D&R Greenway purchased the eased > Read More

D&R Greenway Land Trust Preserves “Piece of Heaven”

Marino Family Continues a Family Tradition of Preservation in the Sourlands Click map for detailed view of our 316th property permanently preserved. May 26, 2021 ~ Princeton, NJ D&R Greenway Land Trust announces the permanent preservation of its 316th property since its 1989 founding, less than a half mile from where the land trust first purchased land for preservation. This multigenerational half acre, made up of scenic woodland along Hopewell-Wertsville Road, is the second parcel of land preserved by the > Read More

D&R Greenway Land Trust Announces Virtual Series with Kayaking Opportunity

Complimentary Program via Zoom Discovering the Delaware: Getting to Know the River in Your Backyard   May 10 ~ Geography and History May 17 ~ Ecology and Natural Resources May 24 ~ Arts and Culture June 3 ~ Activism and Kayaking This opportunity is first come, first served, with a limitation of 50 participants in each session to allow for questions and discussion.  Everyone is welcome to register; residents from communities bordering on the Delaware River are especially encouraged to > Read More

Spring 2021 Native Plant Sale OPEN NOW

D&R GREENWAY NATIVE PLANT SALE On-line Plant-Ordering OPEN NOW through April 28 In-Person Pick-Ups: May 6, 7, 8 “Creating Bountiful Home Habitat for All Seasons”   Princeton, N.J. — April 19, 2021 D&R Greenway announces that its over sixty species of healthy local plants are ready for their annual Native Plant Sale. Purchases may now be arranged on-line, through April 28. Pre-order as soon as possible to secure preferred selections. Safe and easy pick-ups, on May 6th, 7th and 8th. > Read More

Reflection: The Meaning of Earth Day 2021

“People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.” David Attenborough Steward of the Earth Click above for David Attenborough’s 2021 New Year’s Message of Hope. Dear Friends, What a perfect time of year this is to celebrate the beauty and the importance of our life-sustaining Earth! Newly greened trees, the songs of birds, colorful flowers that make us smile, and the rejuvenation of farm fields–all of these > Read More

D&R Greenway Invites the Public to A Virtual International Celebration of Land Preservation

Join Us For An International Celebration of Land Preservation Virtual Gala – Sunday, May 16, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 pm April 15, 2021 ~ Princeton, NJ ~ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The French Ambassador to the United States, Phillipe Etienne, will join D&R Greenway’s annual celebration of land preservation at its May 16th Virtual Gala from 4:30 – 5:30 pm.  The event will feature Point Breeze, the former estate of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte, the exiled King of Spain.  Located in Bordentown, New Jersey, > Read More

Join D&R Greenway for a Virtual Happy Hour – Astrophotography in Hopewell, A View From St. Michaels Farm Preserve

Complimentary Program via Zoom Wednesday March 31st from 5-6 pm Bring your favorite beverage to an illuminating Virtual Happy Hour  Featuring Taylor Blanchard, local physicist, artist, and photographer Sign-up at RSVP@drgreenway.org Or call Deb Kilmer at 609-578-7470 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30th to reserve your space and receive instructions for this Complimentary Zoom event! Only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars. The Sky's the Limit! See the Stars Virtually over St. Michaels Farm Preserve This > Read More

D&R Greenway Land Trust Announces New Board Leadership

February 25, 2021 ~ Princeton, NJ As D&R Greenway celebrates its 315th property preserved since its founding in 1989, Peter J. Dawson of Pennington, owner of Leigh Visual Imaging Solutions, enthusiastically takes the reins as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Peter takes over from Co-Chairs Wendy Kvalheim of Princeton and Christopher DeGrezia, Esq. of Montgomery who completed their terms after a collective 18 years of volunteer service and leadership. Both former Chairs will continue to use their > Read More

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