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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.

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City of Fitchburg Awarded Water Supply Protection Grant with Help from NCLT

In November 2013, the City of Fitchburg was awarded a state Water Supply Protection grant in the amount of $178,525 to protect land in Fitchburg's northern water supply watershed. This land conservation project, which was facilitated by NCLT, will help the City protect its public drinking water supply.


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NCLT Hosts Annual Meeting at Dwelly Farm

North County Land Trust held its 2013 Annual Meeting on October 12th at Dwelly Farm, NCLT's newest conservation area in Templeton. The Annual Meeting was combined with a Fall Fair and Farmers Market, our first public event on Dwelly Farm. Despite the misty weather, NCLT members, Directors and area residents enjoyed the exhibits under the tent and the various offerings of the vendors.


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Quabbin Reservoir to Wachusett Mountain Forest Legacy Program is Funded

The Quabbin Reservoir to Wachusett Mountain Forest Legacy Project (Q2W) has been funded in the amount of $5.04 million. The Q2W project is a landscape scale project to permanently protect land in the region between the Quabbin Reservoir in the west and Mount Wachusett in the east. This region is the source of drinking water for 2.5 million people in the greater Boston metropolitan area. North County Land Trust and our partners will use this funding to conserve 24 tracts of land in 6 communities, totaling over 3,000 acres.


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