Kestrel’s Newsletter, "Valley Views"
Latest News from Kestrel Land Trust
The Lake Warner Dam: As a result of the merger with Valley Land Fund, Kestrel Land Trust has become the owner of Lake Warner, LLC, which owns the dam on Lake Warner, in north Hadley. The Massachusetts Department of Dam Safety has ordered that the dam be repaired or removed by the end of 2014.Please click here for more information about the status of the dam.
Kestrel Land Trust in the Press
Daily Hampshire Gazette: "Protection for 57 Acres in Hadley Near CT River"
Daily Hampshire Gazette: "Land trust saves 335 acres for public use in Belchertown"
Press Release: "Important Regional Landmark Protected in Partnership Effort in Belchertown and Granby"
An Interview with Kestrel’s Executive Director, Daily Hampshire Gazette, May 26, 2011
"Kestrel Land Trust Expands Its Reach West of the River to Northampton," Daily Hampshire Gazette
Remembering Alexandra Dawson: "A Warrior for Planet Earth", by Judy Eiseman, Daily Hampshire Gazette
"Alexandra Dawson: Lawyer Specialized in Conservation", Boston Globe
"The Future of Pioneer Valley Farmland is in Our Hands," Earth Matters, Daily Hampshire Gazette
"Hikers, Not Houses," Daily Hampshire Gazette
"New England Groups Plot to Save Their Dwindling Woodlands," New York Times
"Eva Schiffer leaves $65,000 bequest to Kestrel Land Trust," Daily Hampshire Gazette
"Northampton hike showcases Kestrel Land Trust’s conservation message," Daily Hampshire Gazette
Brushy Mountain Project
NEPR: "Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Attends Leverett Forest Dedication" (audio)
MassLive: "Hundreds celebrate dedication of Paul C. Jones Working Forest in Leverett"
AmherstMedia.org: "Paul C. Jones Working Forest Dedication" (video)
Press Release: Governor Patrick Celebrates Commonwealth’s Largest Conservation Restriction on Private Land
Republic of Amherst Blog
Event Photos from the Governor’s Office
"Colossal Deal Preserves Land" Amherst Bulletin, December 30, 2011
"$8.8 Million Deal Preserves 3,486 Acre Forest" Daily Hampshire Gazette, December 23, 2011
"A Forest’s Long View," Gazette Editorial, December 26, 2011
"Deal Conserves Acres of Forest," Republican, December 24, 2011
"Deal Keeps Large Parcel Protected," Boston Globe, December 24, 2011
"Land Deal Preserves Brushy," The Recorder, December 24, 2011
"Into Brushy Mountain’s Wilds," Daily Hampshire Gazette, January 3, 2012
"Up On Brushy Mountain," Montague Reporter, January 5, 2012
"Land Deal Preserves Trails, Memories", Letter to Editor, December 30, 2011
"Mountain’s Neighbors Cheered," Letter to the Editor, January 7, 2012