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D&R Greenway Begins Two Yearlong Fellowships with 2021 Princeton University Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 14, 2021, Princeton ~ Join us in Welcoming AlumniCorps Project 55 Fellows Heather Callahan and Ayame Whitfield Two recent graduates of Princeton University were welcomed into one-year Fellowships by D&R Greenway, beginning this summer. These Fellowships are provided in partnership with Princeton’s AlumniCorps Project 55 program. This program offers opportunities for exceptional recent graduates to connect with and work with nonprofits. The AlumniCorps Project 55’s motto is “Launch a life of civic leadership.” This year marks > Read More

The Story of How The Abandoned Piece of Land in East Trenton Became a Farm in the City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 3, 2021, Princeton ~ A Season of Change Arrives for Capital City Farm Local Healthy Food is now a Reality for this Trenton Neighborhood Seven years after the dream of an urban farm began in an abandoned lot next to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, D&R Greenway’s work to establish a farm in a food desert has become an ongoing reality.  At the end of June, D&R Greenway joined in an Agreement with the City of > Read More

First Phase of Carbon-Sequestration Process to Slow Climate Change Completed at St. Michaels Farm Preserve in Hopewell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 30, 2021, Princeton ~ The first phase of an  innovative carbon sequestration project at D&R Greenway’s St. Michaels Farm Preserve has been completed, according to the project leaders from Soil Carbon Partners (SCP). Growth of lush forage grasses exceeds expectations, in fields fertilized with a special mix of organic materials and minerals. Despite significant spring rains, followed by a hot, dry spell mandating irrigation, just two weeks after planting, production was twice that of grasses > Read More

D&R Greenway Applies For An NJDEP Green Acres Stewardship Grant

Grant Will Be Used To Enhance Three Preserves FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2021, Princeton ~ D&R Greenway Land Trust has applied for New Jersey Green Acres funds to undertake stewardship projects for its preserves at Cider Mill in Ringoes, Hillman in Hopewell, and Point Breeze in Bordentown. The projects will further enhance Open Space in Hunterdon, Mercer, and Burlington Counties. D&R Greenway has a 32-year history of advancing long-term resilience goals by conducting natural resource enhancement activities on its > Read More

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

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

Our Mission: To Preserve & Care for Land and Inspire a Conservation Ethic, Now and Forever

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316 stories of preservation and 21,196 protected Acres
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Join D&R Greenway and Fyrefly Yoga Studio for Outdoor Yoga Stretch

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton
Outdoor Yoga with Fyrefly Yoga is back for 2021! De-Stress and > Read More

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