The Glenroy Preserve opened it gates on March 19, 2022 to the public. Many neighbors- including furry friends- came out to explore the trails and enjoy nature. Thank you to John Goodall and Kim Gordon, from Brandywine Conservancy, for your guidance and assistance in this project!
On June 4th, Glenroy Preserve held its Grand Opening, complete with a ribbon cutting and biodegradable confetti! Guided hikes and trail runs were offered. Treats and giveaways were provided to attendees. Thank you, Octoraro Native Plant Nursery, for donating seedlings.
On June 25th, Oxford Public Library held its 2nd annual Fishing Tournament at Glenroy Preserve. With 57 registered participants, 105 largemouth bass were caught- the biggest fish being 18.5" long!
Congrats to the winners: 1st Place- Hailey Miller; 2nd Place- Todd Hendricks; 3rd Place- Jim Bower.
Youth members of the Downingtown United Methodist Church visited the Preserve and built Wood Duck Boxes. These boxes will be placed near ponds and streams at Glenroy Preserve to provide a place for migrating Wood Ducks to shelter and breed. Thank you DUMC Youth for your hard work!
On August 13th, the Oxford Lion's Club held a rubber duck race, with the help of Boy Scout Troop #44. Proceeds from ticket sales will be given to local charities. Prizes were given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and last place ducks.
Congrats to Erin Kauppila, Audrea Miller-Garcia, Kim Lewin and Teressa Verkamp.