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

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, June 9, 2018  Blithewood Situated along the Hudson River, Blithewood is a 45-acre section of the Bard College campus in Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY just a few miles north of Rhinebeck. Blithewood Garden is a classic… 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

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