D&R Greenway Land Trust’s 2016 Gala May Day Picnic will be held Sunday, May 1, from 4 to 6 p.m., in the land trust’s Meredith’s Garden for Inspiration. At this annual festivity, the Donald B. Jones Conservation Award will be presented to Wade R. Martin of Morgan Stanley, who devotes his life to our mission: “to inspire a conservation ethic.” Libations and plentiful hors d’oeuvres are a key feature of each Gala. Garden party finery is suggested, with shoes suitable for outdoor surfaces. The “Spring Hat and Bow Tie Contest” is open to all– prizes in each category to be picnic baskets packed with unique foods and beverages. To reserve tickets at $85 per person: www.drgreenway.org. Sponsorships may be arranged through Deb Kilmer, 609-924-4646, X132.