Conserving the farms, forests, and landscapes
that define North Central Massachusetts.

NCLT's Repsonse to COVID-19

Updated: March 16, 2020 at 9:20 am

North County Land Trust is closely monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. As the situation continues to change rapidly, our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our visitors and staff. NCLT conservation areas and trails remain open.

As an appropriate measure to protect the health of  our staff and the community, our offices are closed and our staff will be working remotely.

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NEW Management Plan at Dwelly Conservation Area

MANAGEMENT PLAN AT DWELLY CONSERVATION AREA AIMS TO MAKE IT A HAVEN FOR NATIVE PLANTS. We are excited to announce that Dwelly Farm Conservation Area on Barre Road in Templeton will become the focus of an intensive land management strategy to remove invasive plants, reestablish native plants and pollinators and improve the habitat for the

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Volunteer Spotlight: April 2020

Volunteer Spotlight-March 2020 Ken Schafer – Trail Steward Ken has been a regular volunteer with North County Land Trust for several years.  He has helped us clear new trails, maintain existing ones, prep sites and build bridges and clear downed trees.  For the last year he has been the Crocker Conservation Area Monitor, walking all

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Planning for the Future of Your Land

Join other landowners to gain helpful information as you consider key decisions about the future of your land! This workshop is intended for land owners who have undeveloped land and are considering: Chapter 61 status, conservation land tax credit, reducing their tax burden, estate planning, and family considerations. All in-person workshops have been postponed at

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Upcoming Events

Weekly Wednesday Walks- POSTPONED

Crocker Conservation Area, Fitchburg MA 10/02/2019 - 04/29/2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Open Space Conference FREE WEBINARS

04/08/2020 - 05/06/2020
All Day

Landowner Webinar

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Landowner Workshop - Fitchburg Area- POSTPONED

Smokestack Roasters, Lunenburg MA 04/14/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CANCELLED - 2020 Massachusetts Open Space Conference

Greenfield Community College, Greenfield MA 04/25/2020
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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