Resources for Landowners

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Land Trust as Superhero

Thank the Superhero in Our Midst: An OpEd in the Cape Cod Times describes the many benefits of conserved land for all.  

MA Agricultural Preservation Restriction Program

This voluntary program is intended to offer a non-development alternative to farmers and other owners of "prime" and "state important" agricultural land as they decide the future use and disposition...

MA Agricultural Preservation Restriction Program

The Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Program is a voluntary program offering a non-development alternative to farmers and other owners of "prime" and "state important" agricultural land....

MA Current Use Forest Tax Program

The Massachusetts Current Use Forest Tax Law, (Chapter 61), is designed to give favorable treatment to a landowner willing to keep forested land undeveloped and manage that land under a long-term...

MA EEA Policy on Article 97 Land Disposition

This policy, issued by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs in 1998, describes the process and requirements for disposing of, and replacing, conserved land covered by Article...

MA Farmland Information Center

Articles, statistics, legislative updates and samples for farmers, from the American Farmland Trust. View Information Center

MA Forest Legacy Program

This Program is a partnership between participating States and the USDA Forest Service to identify and help protect environmentally important forests from conversion to non-forest uses. View program...

MA Land and Water Conservation Fund

The MA Division of Conservation Services administers the state side of the Land & Water Conservation Fund program in Massachusetts. For information, visit www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-...

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