Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
winter sunset on snowy, wooded landscape

                                                                Photo credit: Jerry Monkman @ecophotography.com                                

Membership Matters!
Why does your Greenbelt Membership matter? The simplest answer is that it helps us protect and steward land, and offer opportunities to connect with nature.

But there's more. Enjoy this wonderful video message from President Kate Bowditch about why Membership Matters!

If you're already a Member - thank you. If not, please consider joining Greenbelt today.
Video Message from Kate →
News and Happenings
Get Outside with Kids, GreenbeltGo, Farmland Funding and More
Kids Winter Tracking group

 Get Outside with Kids
February vacation is here! When you head outdoors with your kids, bring along Greenbelt's Get Outside Family Guide. It's full of great destinations and creative ideas for kids and grownups alike to enjoy and learn about nature. Get your copy today, available in Spanish and English..
Get Outside Family Guide→
hand holding phone with GreenbeltGo trails app

 

GreenbeltGo is Here!
We're beyond excited to introduce GreenbeltGo, our new trails app that turns your phone into a mobile trail guide. It's easy to use and FREE. Interactive features help you find places to explore, get driving directions to trailhead parking, track your location on the trails and much more! Available at your regular app store.
Details & Video Tutorial →
Aerial view of farmland with cultivated rows of crops

 

 Decades of Farming Experience Shared
Last month, more than 80 farmers from across the region attended "Funding Your Farm: Strategies to Boost Grant Success." Watch the webinar recording to hear four local farmers with more than 60 years of combined knowledge share their expertise. 
Farm Workshop Video →
Sign and farming equipment at Castle Neck River Reservation

  

Stewardship Embarks on Management Planning
Preparations are underway for Greenbelt's Stewardship department to begin drafting management plans for many of the places our visitors enjoy. The plans will be used to guide property management, balancing uses such as recreation and farming with natural resource protection. Stay tuned for more updates as these plans take shape.
 Learn More→
Art in the Barn paintings

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Calling New Artists
Greenbelt is now accepting new artist applications for Art in the Barn 2022. The deadline for new artists to be considered for this year's juried show is April 3rd. Click below for FAQs and instructions to apply.
 New Artist Applications→
snowy, winter scenery at Julia Bird Reservation

   

In Memoriam
We are saddened by the recent passing of Brian Rehrig. As Executive Director of Fields Pond Foundation, Brian was a long-time Greenbelt supporter and friend. In the words of Greenbelt's Chris LaPointe, "Brian's support of conservation work across the region has had a lasting impact on the environment and the people who enjoy the places he helped to protect. He was kind, caring, creative and thoughtful, always genuinely interested in what we were working on. He will be missed."
 Brian H. Rehrig → 
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