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Foxcroft Farm In Amherst Now Conserved Forever

Foxcroft Farm in Amherst Now Conserved Forever

As of April 2017, 63 acres of farmland—stretching between South East Street in Amherst to…


Upcoming Events & Programs

Introduction To Land Stewardship And Trail Maintenance
Saving The American Kestrel And Other Avian Migrants To The Valley
“Views Of The Mt. Holyoke Range” Exhibit Opening Reception

Places to Love in the Valley

Dyer Conservation Area
Scarborough Brook Conservation Area
Amethyst Brook Conservation Area

“I will never forget the first time I drove into the Valley, my car loaded with my belongings as I transplanted my life from Texas to Northampton. I was completely awestruck by the wide-open beauty of the Valley’s fields, farms, and hillsides. Fifteen years later, it is still something I hold so dear and appreciate every day now that I have settled and started a family here.”

— Page Brody, Northampton