Artichoke River Woods, skyward through treetops
 A "Walk" in Artichoke River Woods
Join Vanessa Johnson-Hall for a sunny virtual "walk" through the Artichoke River Woods in West Newbury. Learn about this land's incredible conservation value and why it's important to protect it. West Newbury residents - please vote to approve CPA funding at Town Meeting on June 27th.Thank you!
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News & Happenings
Osprey Chicks! Newsletter, and much more!
Annual Meeting 2020 invitation

Photo Credit: EcoPhotography

2020 Annual Meeting 

Our first virtual Annual Meeting, held in May, was a success! Live streamed from Cox Reservation, reports and awards were presented, and new Board appointments were approved by 520 members who voted by proxy. Thank you to all who voted, and to Beth Cooper for her gorgeous flowers! Read the 2019 Annual Report here, and click below to watch the meeting. 
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Art in the barn pottery and paintings


Art in the Barn ends tomorrow!
June 17th is the last day to shop at Art in the Barn online. We're thrilled with this year's virtual attendance and sales! Thank you to the artists for donating 50% of their proceeds to Greenbelt, and to everyone who supported us with their purchases. Special thanks to the Tree House Charlatans for their opening night concert; silent auction artists Ann Jones, Dorothy Monnelly, Kris Francis and George Sherwood; and our AIB committee!
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Osprey up close


Osprey Update
Light the cigars! Three of them, in fact. This past week, all three eggs hatched in Annie & Squam's nest near Lobstaland in Gloucester. This is the first time since we installed our original OspreyCam 6 years ago that we've seen multiple eggs hatch in the nest that we're live streaming. Grab a front row seat and watch this little family grow! 
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Cover of newsletter, farm photo from the air


Spring Newsletter Online
Check out our latest Newsletter, all about FARMS and Greenbelt's commitment to keep farming an important part of Essex County's life and landscape. Available in digital format, it's filled with vibrant photos and plenty of good reading. 
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colorful kayak crew on the Essex River

Photo credit: EcoPhotography 

Membership Matters! 

Whether you're a regular visitor or are exploring our properties for the first time, we hope you'll become a Greenbelt Member. Your Membership Matters. It directly supports our work and connects you to a community that values the importance of nature. Be more than a visitor - become a Member!
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Richard Pratt at mail crew party


In Memoriam 
 We are saddened by the recent passing of Richard B. Pratt, a loyal Greenbelt supporter and Mail Crew volunteer. Well-versed in many subjects, Richard was a history buff with a particular interest in Thomas Jefferson. Richard enjoyed nature and visiting Greenbelt's Cox Reservation, and we're grateful that he was part of our community.
Richard B. Pratt →
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