Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Earth Day logo, children running through fields of tall gras

                                                                                                              

April News and Happy Earth Day from Greenbelt! 
On Earth Day (and every day at Greenbelt) we think about the importance of land conservation. It protects open space and wildlife habitat, cleans our water, cools our air, builds climate resilience, supports local agriculture and provides places to enjoy nature. Best of all, the land we conserve today is protected for the next generation and beyond. This Earth Day, send a lovely e-card to someone you know when you make a gift to Greenbelt in their honor. Many thanks to sponsors EBSCO and The Law Office of Donald M. Greenough who will match up to $5,000!
Earth Day Message from President Kate Bowditch →
Please Donate Today! →
News and Happenings
NEW Family Guide, Osprey Cam, Land Projects,
Annual Meeting, We're Hiring!
colorful covers of Get Outside Family Guide in English, Span


 New! For Families Who Love to Get Outside
Explore Greenbelt properties with the next generation using this fantastic NEW guide for families!  English and Spanish versions available. Huge thanks to teacher/naturalist Mary Ellen Kelly for her expertise and dedication to this guide.
Order your Family Guide→
Osprey on nest spreading its wings


 2021 Osprey Season Takes Off
Seeing Osprey return to our region is exhilarating, and watching them LIVE on the Osprey Cam is even better. We're grateful to supporters and volunteer monitors who make the Osprey Program successful every year.
LIVE Osprey Cam →
colorful view of Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury

Artichoke River Woods, West Newbury

 Artichoke River Woods Forever Conserved
We're thrilled to announce that the 38-acre Artichoke River Woods in West Newbury is permanently protected. This project was made possible with critical partnerships and generous support. Greenbelt looks forward to welcoming the public to this new conservation area when the stewardship work is completed.
Artichoke River Woods →
winding, gravel-packed trail and stone walls, Donovan Reserv

  John J. Donovan Reservation & Sagamore Hill Conservation Area, Hamilton

Trail Upgrade at Donovan
Greenbelt worked with Scanlon Landscaping to complete this amazing trail transformation at the John J. Donovan Reservation/Sagamore Hill Conservation Area in Hamilton! Breathtaking any time of year, we encourage you to see for yourself how exceptionally stunning this property is in springtime.  
 Donovan Reservation→
Studio Barn at Cox in twilight


2021 Virtual Annual Meeting
Greenbelt's 2021 Annual Meeting will be a virtual event again this year on Thursday, May 20th at 7pm via Zoom. Check our website homepage before the meeting for the link to watch online. "See" you then! 
2021 Virtual Annual Meeting →
View of Camp Creighton pond with wooded hillside beyond

Camp Creighton, Middleton               

A Win-Win For Kids & Conservation
Greenbelt is partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of Lynn to conserve their 121-acre Camp Creighton property located in Middleton. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the essential youth services the Club provides while protecting this beautiful land with important conservation values. 
 Camp Creighton Conservation Project →
Cox Reservation and Headquarters, Essx

                 

We're Hiring!
Greenbelt seeks a part-time Communications Intern at Cox Reservation and Headquarters in Essex, MA for 10 to 16 weeks starting by June 1st.
 Learn More and Apply→
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