East Quabbin Land Trust

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Entity Information

Address 
PO Box 5, Hardwick, MA 01037
Phone Number 
(413) 477-8229
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1994
State(s) of Operation 
Massachusetts
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Working forest land
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm/ranch land
Historic/cultural resources
Important natural areas/wildlife habitat
Open space
Recreation land
Water resources including wetlands
Working forest land
Board/Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Active commercial farmer or rancher
Soil and Water Conservation District

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities/Programs Offered That Support Farmers and/or Ranchers 
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Sell protected farms or ranches to commercial operators
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Lease land to farmers or ranchers
Offer financing
Help producers find land
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Lease land to farmers and/or ranchers
Buy easements on farms and/or ranches
Accept farms and/or ranches donated in fee
Buy farms and/or ranches in fee
Help farmers and/or ranchers gain access to land
Accept donated easements on farms and/or ranches

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