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​​​​​Welcome to the City of Ann Arbor's Greenbelt Program homepage! 
If you are a landowner thinking about applying to the Greenbelt, or if you are an interested Ann Arbor resident looking to find out more information about the Greenbelt program, we hope you will find this information helpful.

The Greenbelt program is an innovative land preservation program that has protected over 4,800 acres of farmland and open space surrounding the City of Ann Arbor, and has leveraged over $24 million through grants, landowner donations, and other locally funded programs.

Click here to download a Greenbelt Application (PDF)
Click here to download a map of the Greenbelt District (PDF)
Greenbelt Annual Report FY 2013-2014 (PDF)
Greenbelt Annual Report 2014-15.pdf
Greenbelt Annual Report 2015-2016.pdf

2017 Greenbelt Bus Tour registration underway

Join the Greenbelt staff on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a tour of farm and open space properties that include working farms, farmland and open space surrounding the City of Ann Arbor. On the tour learn about local agriculture and food production, see how the Greenbelt program helps protect and preserve farms and open spaces, speak with local farmers, take a short nature hike and discuss local and regional partnership opportunities. Please pre-register by Friday, June 2 ( The tour will depart promptly at 10 a.m. from the Park & Ride stop at Pioneer High School (601 W. Stadium Blvd). Ride on an air-conditioned, luxury motor coach. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost: $10. Call 734.794.6210 ext. 5.


Contact Information

Ruth Thornton
734.794.6210 ext. 5


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