D&R Greenway Land Trust

Public Programs, Exhibitions & Events

List of current events


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See current art exhibitions at the
Marie L. Matthews and Olivia Rainbow galleries at the Johnson Education Center
.

For directions to the Johnson Education Center, please click here.

Our Land, Our Food

 

Our Land, Our Food

Tuesday, September 20, 7 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm

Three farmers will share stories about farming in the Garden State. Terhune Orchards’ Gary Mount will talk about farming across generations. John Lima, of Lima Family Farms, will speak about raising animals on sustainable pastured diets. Jay Watson, vice president of D&R Greenway, will talk about creating a model of urban farming at Capital City Farm in Trenton.

RSVP at 609-924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org

 

Preserving Land Makes Cents for All

 

Preserving Land Makes Cents for All

October 13, 20, 27, and November 3,
11 am – 1 pm

A four-session lunch and learn series at the Johnson Education Center, in partnership with Princeton Public Library and Princeton Adult School.

Registration and fee info: 609-683-1101 or www.princetonadultschool.org.

 

Framing the Future: Environmental Leadership in the 21st Century

 

Framing the Future:

Environmental Leadership in the 21st Century

Monday, October 24, 7 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm

Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman and State Senator Bob Smith (17th Legislative District) will discuss environmental policy goals and both the opportunities and obstacles to achieve them. What are the key issues, and how do we muster the political will to push them forward?

RSVP at 609-924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org

 

Bats, Bobcats, and Kestrels

 

New Jersey's Own Bats, Bobcats, and Kestrels

Thursday, November 10, 7 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm

Three New Jersey wildlife experts will present:
• the truths about, and the benefits of, supporting local bat populations
• the secretive lives of bobcats that first appeared in North America 1.8 million years ago
• the nesting sites of the kestrel, the smallest and most beautiful of the falcon species

RSVP at 609-924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org


NJ Trails Association / D&R Greenway / Princeton Photography Club photography project

Calling all photographers!

Photographs of our state’s preserved trails are requested by a partnership of the New Jersey Trails Association (NJTA), D&R Greenway Land Trust and Princeton Photography Club (PPC). We're looking for photographs of the trails that appear on the New Jersey Trails Association website. Beginning immediately, effective seasonal photographs are called for to fill an increasing need for knowledge of nature trails in our region.  The pictures will appear, with credit, on the NJTrails association web-site, as well as in D&R Greenway’s electronic and print releases and newsletters.

Please visit njtrails.org for trail information.
For an updated chart detailing photographic needs please visit
the Princeton Photography Club website

Submission Requirements:

  1. Images are to be 4x6 (vertical or horizontal) at 150 pixel/inch in JPEG format
  2. The file name should include the photographer's first initial and last name, the property name and photo number. (Example: R_Grant_Carson_Road_Woods_1)
  3. Photographers should submit digital high resolution JPEG images via email to: ppcnjtrails@gmail.com
  4. Only the property name is to be noted in the subject line
  5. In the body of the email list:
    1. The photographer's name
    2. Photo number with subject description (name of trail, animal, plant, etc...) and date image taken
      1. Examples:
        1. Photo 1 Red Fox Kit 4/27/2014
        2. Photo 2 View from Peach Orchard 4/26/2014
  1. A limit of four photos per submission is requested
  2. There are no age or residency restrictions

Questions regarding the submission requirements should be sent to Richard Grant at: ppcnjtrails@gmail.com


Landowner Forum: Creating a Meadow in Your Own Backyard

If you were unable to attend the talk, or you would just like the presenters' slides for reference, we are providing some of them here in PDF form:

"Residential Habitat Restoration: A Focus on Meadows" by Diana Raichel,
Conservation Biologist

"The conservation and ecology of native bees" by Dan Cariveau, Rutgers Postdoctoral Research Associate

(Please be patient when downloading these files. They are very large.)

 

Video of George Dyson on Princeton's Christopher Robin -
Oswald Veblen and the Six Hundred-Acre Woods

Did you miss George Dyson's talk on March 21, 2013 at the Johnson Education Center? You can watch it online below:

 

Video credit: Kurt Tazelaar and Sally Curtis

 

Video of Professor Kenneth Hiltner on "From Shakespeare's London to Urban Gardening - The Literature of Human's Relationship with the Land"

Filmed at the Johnson Education Center on April 4, 2013.

 

Video credit: Kurt Tazelaar and Sally Curtis

 






David Allen Sibley guided D&R Greenway supporters on an early morning bird walk through the Hamilton - Trenton - Bordentown Marsh
Author David Allen Sibley guided a group of bird watchers through the Marsh

 

Partner Programs

  • D&R Greenway Land Trust and Princeton Environmental Institute
  • D&R Greenway Land Trust and Garden State Preservation Trust
  • Princeton Township Polling Location
  • Ann Reeves Foundation
  • D&R Greenway Land Trust and Mercer County Green Table
  • Sustainable Education
  • Bat Conservation International
    Native plants can be incorporated into all size properties.
    See D&R Greenway's Native Plant Nursery
    Arrowwood Viburnum Dantatum

Community Organizations and Meetings

  • Contemporary Garden Club
  • Community Without Walls - House III
  • Garden State Preservation Trust
  • Housing Initiative of Princeton
  • Isles
  • Mercer County Master Gardeners
  • Montgomery Friends of Open Space
  • Nathanael Greene Fellowship - Montgomery Township Schools
  • New Jersey Trails Association
  • Princeton Artists Alliance
  • Princeton Garden Club
  • New Jersey School-Age Children's Care Coalition
  • Princeton Photography Club
  • Princeton Pro-Musica
  • Princeton Singers
  • Princeton, Trenton & Stony Brook Garden Clubs
  • Rhododendron Society
  • Wheaton College Alumni Art Show

Corporate Programs

  • Glenmede Trust
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • PNC advisors

 

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