Westport Land Conservation Trust

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Entity Information

Address 
PO Box 3975, Westport, MA 02790
Phone Number 
(508) 636-9228
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1972
State(s) of Operation 
Massachusetts
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm / ranch land
Historic / cultural resources
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Open space
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Water resources including wetlands
Working forest land
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Active commercial farmer or rancher

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
Maintain a list of farm seekers and / or farms for sale
Deliver public education programs about agriculture
Help producers find land
Support implementation of conservation plans
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Accept donated easements on farms and / or ranches
Accept farms and / or ranches donated in fee
Buy easements on farms and / or ranches
Buy farms and / or ranches in fee
Help farmers and / or ranchers gain access to land
Lease land to farmers and / or ranchers

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