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

Winnakee Receives Greenway Grant

Winnakee receives Greenway Grant and launches the Northern Dutchess Trail Project  Rhinebeck, NY, December 13, 2016: Winnakee Land Trust is pleased to announce the Northern Dutchess Trail Project and receipt of a grant in the amount of $14,800 from… Read More

Carl Meyer, Former President/COO of Central Hudson Becomes Board President of Winnakee

Winnakee Land Trust President, Sally Mazzarella, steps down, Carl Meyer comes forward. Winnakee welcomes several new board members in 2017. Rhinebeck, NY, (January 20, 2017): Winnakee Land Trust Board of Directors announces longtime board President Sally Mazzarella—who has run the… Read More

Winnakee Announces Re-Accreditation by the LTA – Feb. 2017

Winnakee Land Trust is proud to announce re-accreditation by the LTA Rhinebeck, NY (February 22, 2017) – At a time of political change, one thing is clear and consistent: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1989,… Read More

Year End Campaign – A Success!

Giving Tuesday!

Held the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving since 2012, #GivingTuesday has quickly become a meaningful way to counter the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday unites individuals and families, businesses and corporations, nonprofits and civic organizations… Read More

A Sunset Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 25 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill, Route 9G in Rhinebeck Closeout your Thanksgiving weekend with a brisk hike and the restorative and majestic views of the setting sun on the mid-Hudson Valley. … Read More

Meeting Summary – September 21, 2017

Winnakee-Dutchess Trails Roundtable Trails, Connections, Community Meeting Summary – September 21, 2017 Welcome and introductions 1. Matt Kierstead is the Owner/Proprietor of Milestone Heritage Consulting, a locally-based business that provides professional cultural resource survey, documentation, planning and public history… Read More