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2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members!

MassLIFT AmeriCorps Members arrive at Wildlands Trust Sept. 15th for the 2014-2015 service year! They help us meet a critical need  in land protection here at the Trust. Learn more about them.

Enhanced Tax Deduction Update

July 17, 2014- The House of Representatives passes the House bill making the enhanced tax incentive permanent for conservation farmland and other significant open space, showing bipartisan support in a vote of 277 to 130. The bill now heads to the senate. Tax Incentives.


Trust Wish List

From time to time the Trust is in need of office and stewardship equipment. Check out our Wish List.

Wildlands' 4th Annual 5K Run for Conservation was held on Sat. June 28th, 2014. Check out Wildlands Facebook page for results and photos.

Wildlands Forms New Partnership with HPWA

Herring Ponds Watershed Association is an invaluable local resource. Wildlands Trust is excited to collaborate with HPWA and work with landowners in the Herring Ponds Watershed who want to learn more about how they can protect the watershed by conserving their land. (Please contact Scott MacFaden, Director of Land Protection at Wildlands Trust.) read more

 

Wildlands News- June 2014

Latest newsletter here.

Explore Rochester

This Trail Guide provides nature opportunities for walking, hiking, birding, cross country skiing and fishing on 13 protected properties within the Town of Rochester, including our Delano, Rounseville II and Robinson Gilmore Preserves. Explore Rochester here.

"Wildlands Trust Takes Over The Family Farm"

Article in 9/11/13 Wicked Local Plymouth by Frank Mand
"At Saturday’s groundbreaking for the future headquarters of The Wildlands Trust, it was obvious that the choice of the Davis-Douglas Farm on Long Pond Road was already a hit with neighbors, environmentalists and ..." read more

 

 

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Our Properties

Shifting Lots Preserve, Plymouth

Parking available Sept. 15- May 15. When parking lot is closed, vehicles may drop off passengers at gate and park at neighboring Ellisville Harbor State Park. More information here.

Find A Preserve Near You

Many of the lands protected by the Trust are maintained as “Preserves” with beautiful walking trails. Take a look at our latest Trail Maps.

 
2014 Philbrick Community Garden

All of our garden plots have been reserved for this season. If you'd like to be added to our waiting list please contact Karyn Lord.  Learn more here.

2013 Highlights

Thank you all for your continued and invaluable support of Wildlands Trust. Click here for Highlights of our accomplishments this year made possible by committed members like you.

"Historic Plymouth Farm to become Headquarters of Leading Land Trust" 

Article in 9/11/13 Wicked Local Plymouth by Frank Mand

"For years, this community has been known as a center of American history and a birthplace of democratic ideals. But for the past decade, a new Plymouth has been emerging." read more

 

"Hear Our Stories":

What inspires people to protect their land?

Wolf Trap Farm - Middleboro

Anderson Farm - West Bridgewater

Emery Preserve - Plymouth

Six Ponds Preserve - Plymouth

Wildlands Trust Properties 

View our properties through the eyes of nature photographer Jerry Monkman.


 

Trail Guide: The Nunckatessett Greenway

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