Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Cox saltmarsh at dusk, high tide

                                                                                                                   

Land Conservation and Climate

Greenbelt began conserving Essex County's land in 1961. Unknown to most people at that time were the climate challenges we would be facing today. The encouraging news is that many of the 18,400 acres Greenbelt has permanently protected since 1961 have been steadily building our region's climate resilience.

Learn more about Greenbelt's land conservation, stewardship and engagement work as they relate to climate - our strategies, impact and commitment to raise awareness and make a difference together.

Conservation and Climate →
News and Happenings
Cell Signaling Technology, Earth Month, Annual Meeting,
Double Your Impact and More
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 Exciting News from Cell Signaling Technology!
  CST announced they are joining 1% for the Planet and are substantially increasing their support for Greenbelt (we are a CST Nonprofit Alliance Member and an approved 1% for the Planet NGO). Thank you, CST, for your generous commitment to our work to protect and steward the environment!
CST Joins 1% for the Planet→
hikers and Chris LaPointe at Donovan Reservation

 

Celebrating Earth Month
Greenbelt celebrated Earth Month with a full calendar of outdoor events. From the John J. Donovan and Willowdale Mill Reservations in Hamilton, to Castle Neck River Reservation and Kamon Farm in Ipswich, and Lynn Woods in Lynn, we enjoyed being out on the trails with so many of you. We hope you'll keep exploring and thinking of every day as Earth Day.
Get Outside!→
colorful infographic Gift + Matching Gift = Double Impact

 

 Double Your Impact
with a Matching Gift
 Did you know that many companies match their employees' charitable donations, doubling (or even tripling) the gift amount?  Find out if your employer will match your donation, and follow easy steps to make your gift worth more.
Matching Gifts →
young child and others at Annual Meeting, Cox Reservation

  

Annual Members Meeting
Greenbelt Members are invited to our Annual Members Meeting on Thursday, May 19th in the barn at Cox Reservation in Essex. There will be complimentary drinks and snacks at 6:30, and the meeting will be called to order at 7:00.
 Annual Meeting→
Osprey on nest in Gloucester, from live webcam
Osprey Season Underway
The 2022 Osprey nesting season is off to a great start. Volunteer nest monitors are reporting many pairs are back on nests across the region and the webcam in Gloucester is live streaming daily. To view reports, updates and the webcam go to
Osprey Program→
Grassland bird sign in a sunny field

   

Dog Walkers - Help Protect Grassland Birds
To protect nesting grassland birds, dogs will be required to be leashed on selected Greenbelt properties when and where signs are posted. Please keep an eye out for the signs and thank you, in advance, for your help. 
 Grassland Birds → 
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