Upcoming Workshops

Expanding Eligibility for Protection Funding through Farmland of Local Importance

Wednesday, March 24, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
Advance registration is required here.
To date, NRCS in Massachusetts has routinely recognized prime farmland, unique farmland, and farmland of statewide importance as eligible for agricultural easement programs, including those conducted in partnership with Massachusetts' APR program. If additional important soil types were recognized, more farms would be eligible for easement funding. In 2019, the first Massachusetts farmland of local importance (FLI) was recognized in Hatfield. Speaker Al Averill will share information on the potential to expand the designation of FLI throughout the Commonwealth, and discuss how land trusts could help identify tracts for such recognition.

Previous Workshops

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Climate Change Communication for Land Trusts Workshop: Learning from Peers

September 12, 2019 9:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Mass Audubon Farm Life Center at Drumlin Farm, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA

Leadership Workshop for Board Members and Executive Directors

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 3:00pm - 6:30pm
Fidelity Bank Community Room, 9 Leominster Connector, Leominster, MA

Protecting Biodiversity in a Changing Climate

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 9:30pm - 4:00pm
Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road, Grafton, MA 

Combat Communications

December 4, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road, Grafton, MA


September 21, 2017, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Greenbelt, Cox Reservation, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA

Cracking the Communication Nut

Southeastern Massachusetts Land Trust Convocation
February 4, 2017, 8:15am - 12:30pm, Upper Cape Technical High School, 220 Sandwich Road, Bourne, MA