Kestrel Land Trust helps individuals and communities conserve and care for land in the heart of the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, including Amherst and Northampton, and the surrounding communities.
Our focus areas include the scenic Mount Holyoke & Mount Tom Ranges, rich Valley farmland, riverlands along both sides of the Connecticut River and its tributaries, and forests connecting to the Quabbin Reservoir.
Whether farmland or forest, wetland or meadow, the land provides the very foundation for our lives. Conserving our lands is not a luxury. It’s a necessity that provides benefits like these for all of us: