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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

2017 Community Engagement Coordinator/Youth Education Coordinator Position Opening with North County Land Trust

Come serve as a TerraCorps member with North County Land Trust and help to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Massachusetts land conservation efforts in North Central MA.  We are looking for a motivated, fun-loving, and hard working person to fill a split Community and Youth Engagement Coordinator position. Click here to download entire job description.To learn more about the Terra Corps program visit: Terra Corps


Anna Wilkins appointed to Executive Director

The North County Land Trust is pleased to announce our newly hired Executive Director, Anna Wilkins.  Anna has worked in the field of conservation in Massachusetts for thirteen years, most recently working for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust as their Stewardship and Outreach Coordinator. She is excited to turn her focus to the region of north central Massachusetts, where she was born and raised. Anna lives in Ashburnham, MA with her husband and two young children. We look forward to introducing her to all of you.


Jassy Bratko, Director of Land Protection

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jassy Bratko to the position of Director of Land Protection. Jassy is responsible for leading the North County Land Trust’s efforts in both new land conservation projects and existing property stewardship. Jassy has previously served with distinction as an NCLT Director since 2012, chairing the Board’s Land Committee.  Since April 2016, she served in a voluntary capacity as Interim Director of Land protection.


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!

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