Re-Zoning and Development Effort on Rte140 in Gardner: An Open Letter to the Planning Board and City Council

An Open Letter to the Planning Board and City Council (4/11/23): It has come to our attention that Mayor Nicholson intends to prepare for  development two certain parcels of city land off of Rte 140 in Gardner. NCLT is a direct abutter to M47-22-4 with our Rome Conservation Area.   Old Eaton Street is partially contained … Read more

NCLT Keeps Up at the MLTC Annual Conference 2023

(L to R, back row) Anna Wilkins, Angela Kearney, Ryanne Flynn-Rossi  (L to R, front) Megan Walsh, Jackie Monahan, Jo-Anne Crystoff, and Emily Merlino represent NCLT at the Annual Mass Land Trust Coalition Conference in Worcester, MA. Massachusetts is a leader in private land conservation. Charles Eliot, a landscape artist, conceptualized the role of a … Read more

J.U.M.P. Recognizes NCLT Executive Director for Community Contributions/Service

On March 7, Anna Wilkins, the Executive Director of the North County Land Trust, was recognized by JUST UNDERSTAND MY POTENTIAL , Inc. , as the 6th Community Service award recipient in their 16 year history. Contacted at his home in Harvard, MA, J.U.M.P.’s Executive Director, Bill Spacciapoli stated that Anna’s contributions are centered around … Read more

New Partnership Begins to Protect the Southern Reaches of Lake Monomonac

North County Land Trust (NCLT) and Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust have joined forces with local residents to protect 200+ acres of forest at the southern reaches of Lake Monomonac.  Running from the hills of New Hampshire’s Wapack Range, the Millers River flows south to Winchendon, MA, where dams dating back to the colonial era … Read more