Useful Conservation Links

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The following web-page references focus on either municipal or non-government resources. Many of the listed web-pages contain extensive web-page references of their own, including numerous relevant state and federal government sources.

Municipal Government (Land Use Boards)

MA Assoc of Con Coms
MA Assoc of Health Boards
MA Municipal Association
MA Assoc of Assessing Officers/GIS
UMass Citizen Training
Calendar for training town boards

General Environmental Advocacy

Env League of MA
MA Sierra Club
MA Audubon Society
Environ Defense Fund
Conservation Law Foundation

Some Watershed Efforts

MA Watershed Initiative
EPA Wetlands, Oceans, Waterways
MA Watershed Coalition

Some Land Conservation Efforts

MA Land Trust Coalition
Land Trust Alliance
Trust for Public Lands
The Wilderness Society
The Trustees Of Reservations
American Farmland Trust

Some Financial Tools

Environmental Grants
Foundation Center
Assoc Grant Makers of MA
GuideStar (Charities)

Some Mapping Tools

Current USGS Maps
Historic USGS Maps
Directions and Locations

GIS Map Viewer (free for reading MassGIS data maps from EOEA/ MassGIS):