Posted: Aug 14, 2012 at 2:11 PM [Aug 14, 2012]
Join the Greenbelt staff on Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($10) for a tour of farm and open space properties that have been protected.
The Greenbelt Program was approved by City of Ann Arbor voters in November, 2003 to provide funding for the preservation and protection of open space, natural habitats and working landscapes both inside and outside the city limits. The Greenbelt program has protected over 3,700 acres of farmland and open space surrounding the City of Ann Arbor, and has leveraged over $19 million through grants, landowner donations, and other locally funded programs.
Highlights of the three-hour Saturday, sept. 22 tour:
• Learn about local agriculture
• See how the Greenbelt program helps protect and preserve farms and open spaces
• Speak with local farmers
Please pre-register by Sept. 14, 2012. The tour will depart promptly at 10 a.m. from the Park and Ride on Plymouth Avenue, 3700 Plymouth Road and return at approximately 1 p.m. Ride on an air-conditioned, luxury motor coach. Cost, $10. Light refreshments will be served.
To learn more about the Greenbelt program and to register contact Ginny Trocchio, 734.794.6000 ext. 42798 firstname.lastname@example.org.