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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 5,060 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)
FY17-18 Annual Report (pdf)
Greenbelt Annual Report FY 2013-2014 (PDF)
Greenbelt Annual Report 2014-15.pdf
Greenbelt Annual Report 2015-2016.pdf

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Greenbelt 2018 Bus Tour

Join the Greenbelt staff on Saturday, June 2 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 5,100 acres (including 46 working farms) 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. 

Highlights of the Saturday, June 2 tour:
• Learn about local agriculture and food production.
• See how the Greenbelt program helps protect and preserve farms

• Speak with local farmers and take a short nature hike.
• Discuss local and regional partnership opportunities.

TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; COST: $10
Please pre-register by May 25 (greenbelt@a2gov.org). 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.

To learn more about the Greenbelt program and to register e-mail greenbelt@a2gov.org or call 734.794.6210 ext. 42798.​

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Contact Information

Ruth Thornton
734.794.6210 ext. 42798


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