Conserve the Valley You Love
19 Towns. One Valley.
Kestrel Land Trust's mission is to conserve and care for forests, farms, and riverways in the Pioneer Valley, while nurturing an enduring love of the land.
Easthampton: Help Save Land for Drinking Water
Courtesy Rattlesnake Gutter Trust
Walk & Talk: Ancient Stories in Stone
On November 12 from 1pm – 3 pm, join geologist Michael Williams to explore the fascinating, ancient stories that geology can tell us about the land we see today.
Massachusetts has been called the "three-continent state" because it was formed by large pieces of at least three of today’s continents. One of the major boundaries occurs in Leverett, between an ... more
Welcome New MassLIFT Members
Last month, the Kestrel office got much busier as we welcomed four new MassLIFT service members to the Kestrel team. Lee Halasz, our Regional Conservation Coordinator, is reaching out to support local farmers; our Youth Education Coordinator, Madlyn MacKillop is getting high school students outdoors; Charlotte Malmborg, our Land Stewardship Coordinator, is training stewardship volunteers; and Katharine Winkler, our Community Engagement Coordinator, is planning great programs to get you inspired by nature.
The staff and Board are thrilled to have them all here for the 2016-2017 service year. Stay tuned to hear more about the great work they're helping to make possible on the land and in the community.