Kestrel Land Trust conserves and cares for forests, farms, and riverways in the Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts, while nurturing an enduring love of the land.
The Valley is “Home”
farms and forests provide healthy food, clean water, and pure air
wild and natural habitats allow wildlife to thrive
public conservation areas bring communities together to enjoy the outdoors
sustainable agriculture and forestry are integral to a sound economy
future generations act as good stewards of our common natural heritage
and people feel a strong appreciation for and connection to the land
We work with landowners, governmental agencies, citizen groups, and other nonprofits to conserve farmland, woodlands, wildlife habitat, water resources, and scenic vistas in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts.
Here’s how we do that: