Invasives Pull at Hardy Road

Thanks to students and staff from Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College, many different plant invasives were pulled from the land on the property near the house on Hardy Road! Participants spent their time and energy on the morning of Saturday, October 2 helping Emily with this big project! North County Land Trust … Read more

Spring Stewardship 2021

UPDATES FROM THE FIELD Our Stewardship Coordinator, Emily Merlino, reports on the latest activity on NCLT land. Hi All,  We have been very busy as the weather warms up re-engaging with land stewardship projects that had gone dormant over the winter. New Stewardship Intern: Our intern, Jackie Monahan, from Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has … Read more

NCLT Welcomes Artist Will Close

NCLT is excited to announce an exciting new project  with artist Will Close out of Concord, MA. This budding educator, naturalist and accomplished artist has an artistic mission to “create a greater connection between people, community, and nature.”    Beginning on the 2021 spring equinox, Will Close joined North County Land Trust as our first artist for our inaugural artist residency. As a … Read more

North County Land Trust Secures Mt. Watatic’s South Slope

 North County Land Trust (NCLT) has recently purchased over 200 acres of land on the south slope of Mount Watatic adding to existing conserved lands blanketing the mountain.  This acquisition is part of a land protection effort supported by local and state partners and generous donors.  Located just south of the New Hampshire border in Ashby and Ashburnham Massachusetts, Mount Watatic rises 1,800’ above sea level. Due to its proximity to Boston, spectacular views, and the confluence … Read more