Winnakee Land Trust Receives $1.2 Million for Saw Kill Land Acquisition Project

Winnakee Land Trust Receives $1,214,650 Award for Saw Kill Land Acquisition Project from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council Awards Award will impact northern Dutchess water supply, habitats, trail expansions and more Rhinebeck, NY- December 13,… Read More

Blithwood Historic Garden

Blithewood Historic Garden The Blithewood Garden was designed circa 1903 by Francis L. V. Hoppin of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen. It is a classic example of a walled Italianate garden. Today, Blithewood Garden remains breathtakingly beautiful,… Read More

2018 Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you for supporting the 2018 Annual Winnakee Gala!  If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Henneberry, Director of Development at (845) 876-4213, ext. 4 or Payments for Sponsorship can be made online with a credit… Read More

Local Scout Project to Attract Kestrels Back to the Mid-Hudson Valley

  February 19, 2018 Scout Hopes to Attract Kestrels Back to the Mid-Hudson Valley Rhinebeck, NY –Kristopher O’Brien, a Boy Scout with Troop 128; Ellen Henneberry, Director of Development for Winnakee Land Trust; and members of Winnakee’s Burger… Read More

Winnakee Membership Partner Benefits

2018 Membership Partner Benefits: Walkway Over the Hudson: Free admission to Walkway Starwalks (dates TBA), 20% discount for the July Fourth Fireworks Display on the Walkway Over the Hudson bridge. Discount tickets to the firework display is limited to… Read More

Spring Bird Walk

Celebrate Earth Day with Winnakee and the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club as we stroll through the Winnakee Nature Preserve in search of the beautiful birds who reside there.  This event will feature guided bird walks from members… Read More

2018 Annual Gala

Winnakee Land Trust Annual Gala, An Enchanted Evening Saturday, June 9, 2018 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM In a magical setting… Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while strolling through Blithewood’s exquisite Italianate Garden Savor the taste of fine… Read More

Ellen Henneberry Joins Winnakee as Development Director

Rhinebeck, NY, October 11, 2016 — For Immediate Release: Ellen Henneberry Joins Winnakee Land Trust Ellen Henneberry is a fundraising and marketing professional living and working in the Hudson Valley since 1998. Passionate about hiking, kayaking, and the great… Read More

Winnakee Protects 81 Acres

Winnakee Permanently Protects 81 Pristine Acres in the Towns of Red Hook and Milan Rhinebeck, NY, October 24, 2016: Winnakee Land Trust has accepted a donated conservation easement on 81 beautiful acres of wetland and forest in the Towns… Read More

Sally Mazzarella Honored

Sally Mazzarella Honored as 2017 Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer  (November 2017) Winnakee is proud to announce that our founder and President Emeritus, Sally Mazzarella was honored as 2017 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Mid-Hudson Valley Association of Fundraising… Read More