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Membership Renewal—Notice of Annual Meeting Dear Friend of FOWWOS, Friends of West Windsor Open Space may be a small non-profit organization, but in the last two decades we have had an outsized influence on the shape of our community. Using membership dues, grants, developer contributions, property and cash donations, and matching funds from County and… more >

Annual Meeting Notice

Our ANNUAL MEETING is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 in Room C of the Municipal Building, starting at 7:30 p.m. We urge those interested and able to attend. Several Trustees will be elected at this meeting. more >

Heronry Update

Heronry Update

For the last ten years West Windsor bird watchers, and other residents, have been enjoying the spontaneous establishment of a heronry, or heron rookery, high in the trees off Meadow Road where it crosses Duck Pond Run. A man-made wetland, fed by the Duck Pond Run stream, was built off Meadow Road in 1999 to compensate for the destruction of wetlands when the Meadow Road overpass at Route 1. more >

2014 Was A Banner Year for Open Space Preservation in West Windsor

2014 Was A Banner Year for Open Space Preservation in West Windsor

As 2014 drew to a close, longstanding efforts to preserve several parcels in West Windsor finally proved successful. Three parcels are about to be preserved, filling in important missing links in the township’s Greenbelt and open space inventory. The Thompson tract, #34 on the open space inventory, is a 34.96 acre parcel off Princeton-Hightstown Road… more >

The Back Story on the Efforts to Acquire the Thompson Tract

The Back Story on the Efforts to Acquire the Thompson Tract

Reprinted from the August 22, 2014, issue of the WW-P News Archives What’s Next for the Thompson Property? by Sue Roy Though West Windsor Township will not be purchasing the 35-acre Thompson tract, land adjacent to West Windsor gun club (known officially as the Citizens’ Rifle & Revolver Club, or CRRC), the property may still… more >

Latest Projects

Latest Projects

The Ron Rogers Arboretum was dedicated in April 2001 to commemorate Ron Rogers, a life-long conservationist and founding FOWWOS trustee. This 28-acre property is located on the corner of Clarksville Road and Route 571, just across from the High School South. more >