Links

Northampton

Northampton Office of Planning and Development
http://www.northamptonma.gov/opd/ (See especially “Environment and Conservation)

Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity
http://pioneervalleyhabitat.org/

Lilly Library, which hosts the BBC Archive
http://www.lillylibrary.org/

Neighbors

Pascommuck Conservation Trust (Easthampton)
http://www.pctland.org/

Hilltown Land Trust
http://www.hilltown-land-trust.org/

Kestrel Land Trust
http://www.kestreltrust.org/

MassAudubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary
http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Arcadia/

The Trustees of Reservations Highland Communities Initiative (Works with our neighboring Hilltown communities, offers workshops on land preservation topics
http://www.thetrustees.org/what-we-care-about/community/highland-communities.html

Issues

Community Preservation Coalition (information about and advocacy for the Community Preservation Act)
http://www.communitypreservation.org/

Massachusetts Zoning Reform
http://www.massmunilaw.org/zoning.htm?sid=60

Invasive Species

The Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary Web site (has information about invasive plant species and some alternatives for your garden)
http://www.norcrosswildlife.org/

National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)
http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/unitedstates/ma.shtml

Information for Landowners

Private Landowner Network (information about land stewardship and conservation)
http://www.privatelandownernetwork.org/

Massachusettes Forest Stewardship Program
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/stewardship/forestry/service/steward.htm

Statewide

Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition
http://www.massland.org/

MassWildlife (Information on living with wildlife)
http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/dfwwld.htm

Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/nhesp/nhesp.htm

Massachusetts Audubon Society “Beacon Hill Roundup”
http://www.massaudubon.org/advocacy/