Picone Farm

Picone Farm. Photograph by Jerry Monkman of EcoPhotography, courtesy of Wildlands Trust.

Strengthening Land Trusts. Advancing Land Conservation.

front view of Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill

Support CLTC Expansion & Increased Funding for Biodiversity Goals

On May 21st, the State Senate will begin debate on its version of the FY25 State Operating Budget. Please contact your State Senator by May 21 to request co-sponsorship of two important amendments:  Sen. Bruce Tarr's amendment (Clerk #1) to expand the Conservation Land Tax Credit; and Senator Susan Moran's amendment  (Clerk #80) to increase Department of Fish and Game funding in order to implement its work on Blue Carbon and Statewide Biodiversity Goals.



  • April 1, 2024

    MLTC Launches New Website

    Our new and improved website went live on April 1. This Quick Guide summarizes the changes...

  • March 25, 2024

    Thanks for Coming to the 2024 Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference!

    We were pleased to see nearly 400 of our colleagues at the 2024 Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference, including 63 presenters who developed engaging presentations on a wide range of land conservation topics. We also welcomed 15 new businesses and organizations who shared their expertise as exhibitors. Our plenary session included...

  • March 1, 2024

    Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs PLPA Portal

    The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) has created a new “PLPA Portal” on the webpage that it maintains to provide information for those concerned with proposed diversion of public parks and conservation land to another use. The webpage includes guidance for how to comply with An Act...