Planning for the Future of Your Land

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forbush Memorial Library
118 Main Street
Westminster, MA


Attention landowners in Westminster! On March 12, 2022, join other landowners at the Forbush Memorial Library, for a free workshop, “Planning for the Future of Your Land”.

This workshop, sponsored by the Westminster Open Space Committee and North County Land Trust, is for Westminster landowners to gain helpful information as they consider key decisions about the future of their land.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Stephen Wallace, Westminster Town Planner – Why is this important for the future of Westminster
  • Jassy Bratko, Director of Land Protection, North County Land Trust – Conservation 101- What is land conservation and how can it benefit landowners? The benefits of Chapter 61.
  • John Deline, Deputy Commissioner, Fitchburg DPW – Division of Water Supply – The Importance of Protecting Watershed Land
  • Joanne and Danny Burdin, Templeton Landowners and Leigh Hudson, Princeton Landowner – Why we conserved our land?
  • Erin McBee, Esq – Estate Planning Tools – Erin McBee is licensed to practice in both Texas and Massachusetts and operates a small firm in Harvard, Massachusetts.  Her practiced is focused on holistic estate planning (incorporating real estate, land use, long range planning for incapacity, special needs, and long-term care issues into her planning).  Her practice also includes probate and trust administration.  She serves on the Town of Harvard’s Select Board and has served her community on other boards and committees in town over the years including seven years on the Planning Board part of that time as its chair.  Her father’s stories of summers spent working on the family farm in West Virginia led to Erin’s interest in preserving open space, particularly agricultural land.

Registration required. Light refreshment will be provided. Space is limited.