Archives: Land Preserves

Abbott Marshlands

Mercer County
The Abbott Marshlands is composed of 3,000 acres of wetlands and uplands located on the western edge of central New Jersey just below Trenton. The diverse habitats – freshwater tidal and non-tidal marshes and swamps, ponds, and woodlands – are home to many kinds of plants and animals, as well as several historic sites. D&R Greenway has been active in protecting the Abbott Marshlands for 25 years. Working with partners, we were instrumental in establishing Mercer County's Tulpehaking Nature Center, > Read More

St. Michaels Farm Preserve

Mercer County
Now over 400 acres, the St. Michaels property, which was preserved in 2010 and expanded in 2017, is an expanse of farm fields and forests on the edge of Hopewell Borough. From many parts of this preserve the visitor has long views, lending the preserve a wonderful expansiveness which promotes a sense of well-being in anyone who walks its many farm roads and paths.  From 1896 until 1973 this was the home of St. Michael’s Orphanage and Industrial School which > Read More

Sourlands Ecosystem Preserve

Mercer County
Sourland Mountains Spanning 60,000 acres, the Sourlands region is a reservoir of biodiversity in central New Jersey. D&R Greenway has already facilitated the preservation of more than 3,400 acres in the Sourlands and is a leading partner with state, county and municipal officials, and private landowners, to continue preservation of this region. More than 150 bird species have been recorded in the Sourland forests. Numerous species require the large, unfragmented tracts of closed-canopy forest that remain in the Sourlands in > Read More

Cedar Ridge Preserve

Mercer County
At over 200 acres, Cedar Ridge is one of D&R Greenway's earliest and most important preserves. It is a real beauty. It has wildflower-filled meadows, flowering trees and shrubs in hedgerows, a corridor along the Stony Brook, small pools that fill in spring where salamanders and frogs lay eggs, groves of red cedars that house owls, a remnant patch of ancient forest with one of the best and biggest white oak trees around, and an extensive maze of early 19th > Read More

Greenway Meadows

Mercer County

Greenway Meadows, which surrounds D&R Greenway Land Trust’s home in Princeton, is a wonderful place to explore and play.

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

Land Preserved
320 stories of preservation and 22,000+ protected Acres
Upcoming Events
Dec 04

Art Reception and Book Signing

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton and on Facebook Live
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