Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Colorful group of people outside barn at Art in the Barn


Art in the Barn 2022!
Bring your family and friends to Greenbelt's 33rd Annual Art in the Barn at the beautiful Cox Reservation in Essex! More than 125 artists will participate in this juried art exhibit and sale to benefit local land conservation.

Friday, June 10
10:00 - 3:00 and *5:00 - 8:30
*Friday Evening Festivities
Music, Butter UR Biscuit & True North Ale

Saturday, June 11
10:00 - 5:00

Source Bakery & Little Wolf Coffee

2022 Art in the Barn →
News and Happenings
We're Hiring! | Lynnfield Woodlot Conserved | Birds, Bees, Butterflies and Kids | Annual Meeting and More
Beautiful view Cox Reservation fields and marsh

  Career Opportunity
Greenbelt is seeking an enthusiastic professional for the full-time position of Finance and Operations Manager, reporting directly to the President at our lovely Cox Reservation headquarters in Essex.
Learn More and Apply→
Wooded trail at Richardson Green property, Lynnfield
Lynnfield Woodlot
We're delighted to announce that in partnership with the Town of Lynnfield, the Commonwealth, Ipswich River Watershed Association and many others, the 21-acre "Lynnfield Woodlot" property on Main Street (formerly referred to as Richardson Green) has been permanently protected. An important ecological and drinking water resource, this land will provide a gateway to trails on other conserved land in the future.Thank you to all who made this project possible! (Photo: Neil Ungerleider)
Lynnfield Woodlot →
children in mesh tent watching beekeeping demo
 Buzzing with Excitement!
Curious kids enthralled with bees, birds and butterflies made for an educational and fun-filled family day at Greenbelt! Special thanks to our visitors, volunteers and Essex County Beekeepers Association for making this event such a success. Learn more about the importance of honeybees and other pollinators via Greenbelt's Pollinator Program.
Pollinator Program →
wooded trail with towering pines, Mehaffey Farm


Walks in the Woods
Triton High School student Sophia Latham generously offers her time and talent to Greenbelt through the art of videography. Enjoy these lovely walks in the woods that Sophia filmed as she and her grandfather explored Beaver Pond Reservation in Merrimac and Mehaffey Farm Trail in Rowley.
 Beaver Pond Reservation→
Mehaffey Farm Trail→
crowd gathered outside Cox barns for 2022 Annual Meeting

Annual Members Meeting
Under clearing skies on May 19, Greenbelt gathered for our Annual Members Meeting to celebrate people and land conservation. We remembered Kent Wosepka, friend and Director who passed in 2021; welcomed new Directors Stephen Goeben and Bill Zola; and honored Susanna Colloredo-Mansfeld with the Al Creighton Conservation Award, Jan Klein with the Outstanding Volunteer Award, and Jerry Klima as a retiring Director. Greenbelt's 2021 conservation achievements - made possible by our Members - are featured in our Annual Report.
2021 Annual Report→
Fence extending into farming field


In Memoriam
We are saddened by the recent passing of Frank Wojciechowski, a loyal Greenbelt supporter for decades and a lifelong champion for land conservation. We are extremely grateful for the many years Frank supported Greenbelt's work, and will miss his friendly smile.
 Frank Wojciechowski→
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