About Us


Townsend Conservation Land Trust, Inc. (TCLT) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit land trust based in Townsend, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1988, to help support the town in the preservation of open space and aid in the protection of natural resources.

Today, TCLT has conserved over 200 acres of land in Townsend and remains dedicated to its purpose of:

  • Promoting conservation of the natural resources of Townsend
  • Providing public access to our properties
  • Public education relating to local resources that include plants and animals
  • Protecting land by acquisition (purchase or gift) and conservation easement

As an all-volunteer organization, TCLT is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of Townsend residents.

We welcome new members and volunteers.  Please consider joining the Townsend Conservation Land Trust in our efforts to preserve open space and protect the natural resources of Townsend.

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