Conserving the Riverfront in Gardner, while Protecting Templeton’s Water Supply

Cummings Otter River

North County Land Trust worked with the City of Gardner to protect 122.5 acres of pristine riverfront property on the Otter River, bordering Gardner and Templeton. While conserving the intact gravel eskers and 1.25 miles of riverfront on this property, this project also protects drinking water for the Town of Templeton. Named the “Cummings Otter … Read more

Fitchburg’s Gateway Park

NCLT and the Fitchburg Greenway Committee realized a vision when they finally secured an abandoned mill site on the Nashua River. This vision was shared by City leaders and the Mass. Gateway Cities Parks Program, which provided funding to purchase the site and construct this beautiful riverfront park. Read more about this project. Related documents: … Read more

Protecting Fitchburg’s Northern Water Supply Watershed

With funding from the Southern Monadnock Plateau Forest Legacy Program, NCLT helped the City of Fitchburg acquire 121 acres of open land in Fitchburg’s northern water supply watershed. Located in Fitchburg, Ashby and Ashburnham, this watershed supplies drinking water for 4 reservoirs: Fitchburg Reservoir in Ashby and Scott, Lovell and Falulah Reservoirs in Fitchburg. Read … Read more