|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
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
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,
Help and Political Groups and Estate Planning all provide resources to assist you in
saving your land.
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.