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 4,300 acres of farmland and open space surrounding the City of Ann Arbor, and has leveraged over $19 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)
Annual Greenbelt Bus Tour 2016
Join the Greenbelt staff on Saturday, May 14 for a tour of farm and open space properties that have been protected. The Greenbelt Program was approved by City of Ann Arbor voters in November 2003 to provide funding for the preservation and protection of open space, natural habitats and working landscapes both inside and outside the city limits. The Greenbelt Program has protected over 4,300 acres (including 38 working farms) of farmland and open space surrounding the City of Ann Arbor, and has leveraged over $21 million through grants, landowner donations, and other locally funded programs.
Highlights of the Saturday, May 14 tour:
• Learn about local agriculture and food production.
• See how the Greenbelt program helps protect and preserve farms
• Speak with local farmers
• Discuss local and regional partnership opportunities.
Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost $10. Please pre-register by Friday, May 6 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The tour will depart promptly at 10 a.m. from the Park & Ride stop at Huron High School located (2727 Fuller Road). Ride on an air-conditioned, luxury motor coach. Light refreshments will be provided. You can also call 734.794.6210 ext. 3.