GREENWAYS 
OF GREATER DAYTON

AN UMBRELLA GROUP 
OF INDIVIDUALS 
AND CONSERVATION 
ORGANIZATIONS 
ENCOURAGING, ENHANCING, 
AND ESTABLISHING 
GREENWAYS


Greenways lessen air and water pollution, reduce flooding, and enhance the health of area residents, and inhibit urban sprawl.
WHAT ARE GREENWAYS? Greenways are open space corridors, which are protected from development, and which link nature preserves, parks, historic features, and ecosystems. They may be publicly or privately owned and may have trails for recreation or transportation. Some greenways do not have trails and are managed for the conservation of native plants and wildlife. Besides protecting habitat and offering recreational opportunities, greenways improve air and water quality, mitigate flood damage, modify extreme temperatures, and support tourism read more...

LOCAL TRAILS AND PARKS We've compiled a listing of local trails and parks for the Greater Dayton and Miami Valley area that you may check out to find great ideas or your next outing.

GREENWAYS DISCUSSION GROUP Join the Greenways of Greater Dayton discussion group and share your ideas with members of the community

STARTING A GREENWAY Greenways of Greater Dayton will help you start a greenway in your area and become part of Dayton's emerald necklace. We can supply a speaker for your organizational meeting, help you get non-profit status, provide a spot for your greenway on our website, and more....

HOW TO SAVE YOUR LAND Conservation Easements, Local Conservation Organizations, National Conservation Organizations, Land Trusts, Grants and Funding Info, Legal Help and Political Groups and Estate Planning all provide resources to assist you in saving your land.

EDUCATION As an Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society, Aullwood is an environmental education center in western Ohio. Together with Glen Helen Nature Preserve and Marianist Environmental Education Center these centers provide environmental and greenways education to the public read more...

TAKE ACTION If you agree with the vision and goals of Greenways of Greater Dayton, you can help in more ways than you might imagine.

DaytonGreenways.Org
Benefits of Greenways
Greenways Education
How to Save Your Land 
Partners on the Web
 Starting A Greenway
Take Action 
The Greenways of
Greater Dayton
Trails and Parks
What is a Greenway?