Conserved Lands

With your help, the Franklin Land Trust closed out our 31st year with the completion of 11 new projects, permanently protecting 1,032 acres in 2018.

Because of you, FLT has helped to conserve a total of 32,000 acres of forests, farms and waterways over the last 32 years.

FLT Lands 1987-2018

New Lands Conserved this Year
(8/1/17 – 7/30/18)
11 Projects: 1,095 acres

Previously-conserved Lands
402 Farms & Forests: 32,086 acres
(as of 7/30/18)

Total Regional Open Space

2018 Conservation Projects

Paul S. Eckstein and Max. A. Eckstein Colrain 84
Arthur West Hadley 108
Rattlesnake Gutter Trust (Eva Givabic, Trustee) Leverett 25
John D. Nelson & Jeanne A. Sargent Plainfield 33
Meadow Brook Conservation Area Plainfield-Cummington 26
Nan Williams Conservation Area Rowe 95
South Deerfield Water Supply District Conway 64
Francis Smith Whately 13
MA Audubon Plainfield 110
Addiction Campuses Real Estate Group, LLC Plainfield 475
TOTAL ACREAGE 1,032

Conserved Lands Since 1987

Ashfield 39 2,792
Ashfield/Buckland 1 215
Bernardston 4 365
Bernardston/Leyden 1 133
Buckland 10 579
Charlemont 18 1,016
Charlemont/Heath 1 440
Colrain 18 2,463
Colrain/Shelburne 2 107
Conway 29 2,474
Conway/Ashfield 1 160
Conway/Buckland 1 124
Cummington 1 82
Deerfield 55 2,073
Easthampton 1 59
Erving 7 35
Gill 7 443
Greenfield 10 514
Greenfield/Bernardston 1 128
Hadley 8 669
Hatfield 1 22
Hawley 18 2,069
Heath 26 1,987
Leverett 6 4,018
Leyden 27 2,122
Monroe 1 48
Montague 13 778
Montague/Wendell 1 100
Northfield 5 364
Orange 1 9
Plainfield 7 717
Plainfield/Cummington/Ashfield 1 475
Rowe 2 110
Shelburne 18 1,660
Southampton 1 108
Sunderland 20 558
Sunderland/Hadley 1 182
Wendell 3 88
Wendell/New Salem 2 66
West Chesterfield 1 54
Westfield 1 27
Whately 29 1,627
Totals 400 32,060

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