New Garden Open Space Review Board (3 Year Terms)
|Chairman||Gary Bell||Term: January 1, 2015|
|Vice Chairman||Rich Chadwick||Term: January 1, 2015|
|Treasurer||Ben Marsden||Term: January 1, 2016|
|Secretary||Mary Sproat||Term: January 1, 2014|
|Grant Coordinator||Don Peters||Term: January 1, 2016||Trail Steward||Chris Robinson||Term: January 1, 2016|
|Member||Dave Rickerman||Term: January 1, 2014|
|Consultant (Natural Lands Trust)||Erin Lee||NLT|
Read about the Open Space Review Board's progress to preserve open space. View the proposed Greenways Plan interactive map.
Board minutes 2011:  January  February  March  April  May   June   July  August   September  October  November  December
Board minutes 2012:  January  February  March  April  May   June   July  August  September  October  November  December
New Garden has trails in its open space and new trails planned. Please visit Friends of the New Garden Trails website for information, maps, past & future trail events and how to volunteer.
“Natural resources, from floodplains and wetlands to forested hillsides, provide many sustainability benefits including improving water and air quality, stabilizing soils, reducing stormwater run-off, providing wildlife habitat, and improving the overall quality of life in a community.” Read more.....
“Open space corridors are essential to maintaining sustainability in terms of ecosystem health and biodiversity. Protected open space corridors along streams, ridgelines and on steep slopes provide a place for natural vegetation roots to stabilize the soil, reducing erosion.” Read more.....