Learning from our Neighbors– Mass Audubon Flat Rock Wildlife Sanctuary to Cut for Pitch Pine Heathland Restoration

Group of people listening to a talk in the woods.

Last fall, North County Land Trust was notified that Mass Audubon was planning to conduct forest cutting activities at the Flat Rock Wildlife Sanctuary in Fitchburg in early 2022 to support the persistence of the sanctuary’s distinctive ridgetop pitch pine heathland (learn more about  Pitch Pine Natural Community). Because the cutting activity would be adjacent to … Read more

Wachusett Hike: Hiking Shoes to Cold Brews

THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE INAGURAL W2W HIKE A SUCCESS! Thanks to the funds raised from the hike registrations, silent auction and special edition Hiking Shoes brown ale from Wachusett Brewery, NCLT raised over $10,000 to conserve and protect local land in north central MA! W2W – Hiking Shoes to Cold Brews! November 20, 2021 … Read more

NCLT Joins RallySound for a Good Cause

“Founded by Adam Ezra & friends, RallySound believes that music has the power to inspire communities, and that small grassroots communities have the power to change the world.” RallySound is a non-profit that helps to raise money for worthy causes throughout the New England through benefit concerts. Boston-based Adam Ezra, writes and perform roots and … Read more

NCLT and WCCD- NEW PARTNERS for our Spring Conservation Conversation Series

For our Spring Conservation Conversation Webinar series we formed a new partnership with  the Worcester County Conservation District (WCCD) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).  Please join us for three exciting programs aimed to help landowners learn about land management topics and resources available to for land protection and stewardship. Visit HERE for more information and to REGISTER today for … Read more

Peabody National Trails Day Event

In honor of National Trails Day, ten hardy volunteers and four NCLT board and staff members cleared a brand-new trail system at our Peabody Conservation Area in Lunenburg.  Ignoring the heat and humidity of the day, and armed with two chainsaws, rakes, loppers and handsaws, the trail crew successfully created three interlocking trails that highlight … Read more