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Our Mission

To conserve the farms, forests, and landscapes that define the character of our region.

North County Land Trust is a 501c(3) non-profit, regional land conservation organization founded in 1992 to protect, preserve and promote the natural resources of north central Massachusetts.

PROTECT: Identify natural resources, working lands and landscapes whose conservation is of the highest priority.

PRESERVE: Conserve land in perpetuity for future generations.

PROMOTE: Engage communities to understand and appreciate their natural environment and the importance of conservation.

Recent News

Director of External Relations Position Opening at the North County Land Trust

The North County Land Trust (NCLT) is hiring a part-time Director of External Relations to work 20 hours per week based out of our Leominster, MA headquarters. We are seeking a motivated, creative thinker to join a small team with a big vision. Building on 25 years of conservation success, NCLT needs a champion of our mission to work on programming and outreach as we expand our public awareness to all of the communities we serve. Full Position Description...

Community Foundation Grant

We are excited to announce that we are a recipient of a $3,500 grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts! This grant will be used to strengthen our environmental science programming with Arthur M Longsjo Middle School fifth graders. Over the last year, we have provided lessons on watersheds, owls, oil spills and more! Thanks to this grant, we will be able to expand the programming and enhance our lessons with tools and materials for the students to use. Thank you, Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts!

FY 2016 Year In Review

Thank you to those who attended our annual gathering in October. We enjoy getting to know you better and hearing your ideas about our work. NCLT is honored to be caring for land that has supported families and communities for generations and we are more committed than ever to creating opportunities to get interested people on to our trails. Take a look at last year’s accomplishments. We have much more to come in 2017!