PROTECTED SITES

Since 2005, NeighborSpace has protected 18 properties totaling 85.7 acres, including 20.4 acres in fee and 65.3 acres in easements and valued at $1.5 million. Learn more about them and find our site application form here.

CONSERVATION PLANNING

In 2011, Neighbor Space began working with the National Park Service on a first-of-its-kind model for conservation  planning in the inner suburbs. The process was driven by the fact that the need for open space inside the URDL is great and, as we accommodate growth, the supply is dwindling.  After many ups and downs, we finalized a model in 2017. Among other things, the model embraces our desire to be able to use our lands in partnership with other nonprofits to solve pressing social problems like food insecurity and disconnected youth. Read more about the model here.

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