Free Landowner Webinar Series

This series is being sponsored jointly by UMass and MA Land Trust Coalition (MLTC). 7 Monthly Webinars, October-April.  October & November are available on youtube.  The next Webinar is December 8, 6:30-8 p.m., Valuing your land, financially and ecologically. To learn more: Register at

Festival of Trees at the Townsend Public Library

Townsend Conservation Land Trust participated in the library’s Festival of Trees during the holiday season. Our book was A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry, a true story of the history, the polluting, and the cleanup of the Nashua River. The Squannacook River in Townsend is a tributary of the Nashua River .

Christmas Bird Count, December 15, 2019

TCLT coordinated the Audubon Christmas Bird Count for Townsend. We also participated in the count by observing birds on three of our properties: Howard M Stein Memorial Park, Pheasant Ridge Trail and Park, and the Mikko and John Aho Nature Trail. Despite windy weather, there were 18 participants (and several children), a total of 38.5 … Read more

New Website

Townsend Conservation Land Trust launched our new website on March 21, 2017. The new site is better suited to a wide range of devices and screen sizes and has features that enable us to more easily focus our content on conservation in Townsend.