Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Art in the Barn postcard with artwork on the studio barn wal

                                                                                                                                                  

Art in the Barn - Online!
Art in the Barn will run ONLINE from Thursday, June 3 through Sunday, June 13. Don't miss this FANTASTIC virtual exhibit and sale featuring creations by more than 100 talented artists! Although the show is online, you may view outdoor sculpture in person at Cox Reservation, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex throughout the show. A Silent Auction will be open June 4 - 6 to bid on work by pet portrait artist Sydney Eagan, and Tree House Charlatans will perform a live- streaming concert on June 4 at 6 pm. Visit our website for details and the link to start shopping on June 3! Many thanks to our Art in the Barn committee for their expertise and assistance, and to participating artists who donate 50% or more of their proceeds to benefit Greenbelt's land conservation work.
Art in the Barn Online→
News and Happenings
Annual Meeting & Annual Report, Conservation & Stewardship Updates, Climate Science at Seine Field, Welcome Adam Phippen
cover of 2020 Annual Report - Colby Farm pond


  Annual Meeting & Report
Greenbelt's virtual Annual Meeting was a great success last week, including highlights from 2020 and presentation of the Al Creighton Conservation Award to Diane Faissler! Visit our website for the link to watch the meeting and to view our 2020 Annual Report. We're grateful to everyone who helped make 2020 a successful year.
Video and 2020 Annual Report→
young family strolling at Coffin Street property

                 Photo: David Alden-St.Pierre

Thank You, West Newbury!
A huge thank you to West Newbury residents who voted overwhelmingly at Spring Town Meeting to allocate $175,000 in CPA funds to support the Coffin Street Conservation Project. Now, we ask for your help to raise the remaining $75,000 needed to complete this important 50-acre conservation project.
Learn More and Donate→
Osprey nest with three eggs

 

 Osprey Update
It's been a fast and furious spring with Greenbelt's community scientists reporting many Osprey returning to old nests and establishing new ones. Shown here is "Annie" and her three eggs, as seen by Greenbelt's OspreyCam in Gloucester.
Live OspreyCam →
new trail at Vineyard Hill, Hamilton

  

Trail Upgrade at Vineyard Hill
Stewardship staff recently upgraded a muddy trail section leading to the stone bridge at Vineyard Hill Reservation in Hamilton. Greenbelt partnered with Essex County Trails Association to implement their town-wide trail management plan to get project approval from the Hamilton Conservation Commission.Thanks, 
ECTA!
 Visit Vineyard Hill→
Photo of Adam Phippen, seasonal stewardship intern

 

Welcome, Adam Phippen
We're delighted to introduce Adam Phippen, Greenbelt's 2021 Seasonal Stewardship Technician.  Pease be sure to say hello when you see Adam out and about, keeping Greenbelt's properties safe and welcoming this summer. 
Climate Scientist Chris Nadeau at Seine Field, Gloucester

               

Climate Science at Seine Field
Meet Chris Nadeau, a climate scientist and a David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow at Northeastern University. Chris is evaluating the long-term success of habitat restoration projects related to climate change. His research includes the three-toothed cinquefoil plant found at Greenbelt's Seine Field in Gloucester.
 Learn More About this Research →
 Visit Seine Field → 
 
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