We Protect Land for People ... DONATE NOW JOIN EMAIL LIST VOLUNTEER ... inside one of the nation's oldest growth lines, the Urban Rural Demarcation Line or "URDL." 65% of residences lack adequate access to open space within a 5-minute walk. INSIDE THE URDL ... Most watersheds are impaired by sediment &/or nutrients. Median home values lag behind other jurisdictions. WHAT WE DO Working with local communities, we protect nearby open space and improve it to treat stormwater, buffer streams, provide recreational opportunities, and raise neighborhood property values. Powhatan Park 21 Sites Protected PROGRESS 100 Acres Conserved 6 Sites Improved with Parks or Other Amenities THE LATEST NEWS Knowledge is Power When it Comes to Saving Forests Why Saving Insects Should Matter to You What an Internship at NeighborSpace Feels Like Why Even a Consensus Plan Shouldn’t Circumvent the Law A Fitting Time for Reflecting on Our Fate as First Suburbs Watershed Moment for a Woodland Garden New Grants Will Strengthen Partners, Build Fundraising Capacity Dunmore Community Turns Out Big Local Nonprofits Join the Cause in The Open Space Guidebook Spring 2021 Edition So, You Want to Volunteer?