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D&R Greenway Celebrates 10th Anniversary of St. Michaels Farm Preserve

10th Anniversary of St. Michaels Farm Preserve Proves Power of Land to Create Community Once upon a time, a large, brick Victorian orphanage presided over four hundred acres of expansive farm fields and richly forested land. From 1896 until 1973, children lived at and attended classes in St. Michael’s Orphanage and Industrial School in Hopewell, NJ.  After the orphanage closed, the land laid in wait of its fate. In fall of 2005, D&R Greenway President and CEO Linda Mead received > Read More

D&R Greenway Celebrates a Community Hero | The Vaucher Revolutionary Preserve at Steele’s Gap

Celebrating a Community Hero A new historically important preserve has been named for local WWII veteran Bob Vaucher (c). His family, including three children, gathered for a dedication at the Bridgewater Council meeting on the 75th VJ Day.   When World War II hero Bob Vaucher was not flying one of his 117 combat missions, he would sit with his comrades at night and talk about what they would do if they made it home.  Their commitment:  We will do > Read More

D&R Greenway Calling All Volunteers: Help Plant Trees & Shrubs on Open Space!

  Volunteers Needed! Help Plant Trees & Shrubs on Open Space! Plantings at each location will be spread out over four to five days, enabling volunteers to work with social distance, while being supervised by knowledgeable project leaders.   If you would like to participate, additional logistical information and sign-up forms can be found at the links below: October 1-5, new Koch Property adjacent to Cedar Ridge in Hopewell Learn more and sign up here. October 7-10, Cedar Ridge in Hopewell  Learn more and > Read More

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