Our Brewer Brook Land Conservation Partnership project was recently featured on the front page of the Daily Hampshire Gazette! Through this project, Hilltown Land Trust and our partners conserved 1,000 acres of land in Williamsburg, Westhampton, Chesterfield, and Northampton. You can read the article on the Daily Hampshire Gazette’s website.
New England is losing 65 acres of forest per day to development, according to a Harvard Forest report. This loss isn’t only a threat to wildlife, clean air and water, and recreation, but as science now shows, forest loss threatens our global climate as well. The good news is that protecting our local forests not […]
A big thanks to the Wild & Scenic Westfield River volunteers who came out to help cleanup the East Branch Trail of the Chesterfield Gorge for our annual Gorge après Gorge 5k Run & Family Fun Walk! And thank you to Connecting Point‘s Brian Sullivan for capturing their hard work on WGBY Public Television.
Hilltown Land Trust has long been committed to our scenic vistas, unique spaces, and critical habitat, and interest, demand, and support for conservation in the Hilltowns is greater than ever. Interest in the services that we provide—land conservation, land stewardship, and public events—has been increasing dramatically. Attendance at our public events grows each season, and this fall twice the typical number of landowners have approached HLT […]