Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Greenbelt's Stewardship Team at new Vineyard Hill

                                                                           

Welcome to Vineyard Hill!
After months of hard work by Greenbelt's Stewardship team, we're thrilled to announce that the 139-acre Vineyard Hill Reservation in Hamilton & Topsfield, with an impressive trail network, is officially OPEN! While we can't celebrate with you in person, we invite you to explore this magnificent property on your own. Visit our website for a map, description and directions. In the meantime, please enjoy this virtual walk through Vineyard Hill with Kate Bowditch! 
Vineyard Hill Walk →
News and Happenings
Grant Announcements, Conservation Projects, Open Space Conference and More!
Kamon Farm on left, Artichoke River Woods on right
Kamon Farm & Artichoke River Woods

 State Grants Support Conservation Projects in Ipswich and West Newbury  
Earlier this month, the State awarded significant grant funding that will support two of Greenbelt's land conservation projects: Kamon Farm in Ipswich and Artichoke River Woods in West Newbury. Learn more about this important funding. 
Grant Announcements →
Wooded trail with Annual Fund banner

 

Making a Difference Together 
Your gift to Greenbelt's Annual Fund directly supports our land conservation mission. Help us protect more land with your generous donation before year-end. Thank you for helping us make a difference together!  
2020 Annual Fund →
Pond and wildflowers at Colby Farm, W. Newbury

 Colby Property, West Newbury

 Help Expand Indian Hill Conservation Area 
Greenbelt has an incredible opportunity to expand the Indian Hill Conservation Area by protecting the 25-acre Colby property on Pikes Bridge Road. Please help us conserve this important piece of West Newbury's very own "emerald necklace." Thank you.
Learn More/Donate →
Kamon Farm, Ipswich, fields and fall foliage

  Kamon Farm, Ipswich

Double Your Impact for Kamon Farm! 
A member of Greenbelt's community has generously offered to match, dollar for dollar, the next $75,000 raised to conserve Kamon Farm in Ipswich! Please donate today to protect these 93 acres with wooded trails, open hay fields and drinking water supply protection land. We appreciate your support.   
 Kamon Farm →
Ipswich River with brilliant fall colors at Julia Bird

Julia Bird Reservation, Ipswich 

Staff Pick: Julia Bird Reservation
Join Greenbelt's Design Manager Sharon Pacione on a virtual hike at one of her favorite places - the beautiful Julia Bird Reservation in Ipswich. 
 Take a Hike →
2020 Open Space Conference invitation

                

2020 Essex County Open Space Conference 
Please join Greenbelt and a host of experts for the 2020 Essex County Open Space Conference from December 2nd to 16th. A virtual event this year, each session will be presented as a webinar. The conference is FREE, but registration is required.
Details and Registration→
Eagle Scouts building bridge at Woodland Acres

                 

Eagle Scout Work at Woodland Acres!
Greenbelt extends a huge thank you to Patrick Morin from Rockport and his fellow Scouts for building a new bridge at Woodland Acres. Patrick took the lead on this project on his way to earning his Eagle Scout badge. Congratulations, Patrick, and thank you for this trail enhancement that will be enjoyed for many years!
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