Annual Meeting

Published on June 14, 2022

TCLT’s FY22 Annual Meeting is Friday, June 24, 2022, at 7 pm. If you are interested in attending, please email to RSVP and receive the agenda.   … read more

Free Landowner Webinar Series

Published on December 6, 2020

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 … read more

Festival of Trees at the Townsend Public Library

Published on January 25, 2020

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  … read more

Christmas Bird Count, December 15, 2019

Published on January 6, 2020

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  … read more

Support TCLT with Hannaford Bags for a Cause – December 2018

Published on December 17, 2018

Buy a reusable Community Bag in December at the Hannaford Supermarket at Harbor Village in Townsend, MA, and the land trust will receive $1 for each bag sold. These funds will help to support the operating costs incurred by TCLT. We appreciate your support in this holiday season! … read more

Townsend Trail Tour Day – Sat, Nov 3, 2018

Published on November 14, 2018

Final Statistics: 5 trails 11 guides 14 walkers (other than guides) 4 dogs 2+ inches of rain (hope for drier weather next time) Look for this event in Fall 2019! … read more

Thank you, Townsend Couple’s Club!

Published on November 13, 2018

Thank you to the Townsend Couple’s Club for the grant supporting the purchase of trail markers featuring our new logo. Look for the new logo marking our property as we move from to … read more

Thank you, Hannaford Supermarket!

Published on November 13, 2018

TCLT would like to thank Hannaford Supermarket in Townsend for supporting Townsend Trail Tour Day on November 3, 2018. The generous donation of water and granola bars was greatly appreciated. Please support Hannaford, Townsend’s local grocery store. … read more

February 13, 2018, Making Woods Bird-Friendly – free workshop of interest at NRWA

Published on January 30, 2018

Birds of the Massachusetts Woodlands Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main Street (Rt. 119), Groton, MA Are your woods bird-friendly? The forests of New England are vital for the survival and reproduction of many birds, such as the Chestnut-sided Warbler and Wood Thrush. Yet  … read more

May 3, 2017 Trail Maintenance Best Practices with Ray Jackson

Published on May 5, 2017

  With our new trail map in hand, we met with Ray Jackson to learn about best practices for trail work.  This information will be used for our upcoming trail maintenance day, this Saturday, May 6th 2017.  Thank you, Ray for your valuable input and advice!   … read more