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Stories of St. Michaels Farm Preserve @ D&R Greenway Jan. 22

Raptor hunts preserved St. Michaels Farm land, by Jay Watson

St. Michaels Orphanage girls practice softball; courtesy of Jack Koeppel

D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to Stories of St. Michaels Farm Preserve on Wednesday, January 22. Transformation of the land into a community treasure from a former orphanage will feature Josephine Allen, who once lived at St. Michaels Orphanage, speaking about the healing nature of the land. D&R Greenway President Linda Mead will demonstrate stories from a newly installed audio tour of the Hopewell preserve created in honor of the children of St. Michaels, illustrating how families can use this to encourage children to play in nature. Wyoming-based Story Clark, founder of the “mission-driven mobile app company”, TravelStorys, will share how D&R Greenway’s innovative tours are inspiring others around the country. The purpose of Story Clark’s company is to “connect people to landscapes and communities.” Light reception at 6:30 pm; program 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton, 08540.

The event is free, but please Rsvp: (609) 924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org