Fields Pond Foundation
Assisting community-based nature and land conservation organizations.

Recent Environmental Grants

Last update September 2019

Agricultural Stewardship Association 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 145 acres to create the Cambridge Community Forest & Recreation Area in White Creek, New York.
Appalachian Mountain Club 10,000
Toward restoration work on the Old Speck Trail in Grafton Notch State Park in Maine.
Avalonia Land Conservancy 15,000
Toward the protection of 230 acres of coastal forest, an expansion of the Great Oak Greenway in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Barnstable Land Trust 5,000
Toward the protection of a 1.5-acre frontage parcel that expands the Bridge Creek Conservation Area in West Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Boxborough Conservation Trust 6,500
Toward the acquisition of 16 acres of wooded upland adjoining Horse Meadow Knoll in Boxborough and Harvard, Massachusetts.
Buzzards Bay Coalition 20,000
Toward the permanent protection of 300 acres of diverse coastal habitat, including more than 5 miles of undeveloped shoreline on Cuttyhunk Island in Buzzards Bay.
Cape Elizabeth Land Trust 15,000
Toward the expansion of Robinson Woods with the acquisition of 52 acres of woods, fields, and wetlands in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Colchester Land Trust 5,000
Toward construction of a trailhead and parking area at Bulkeley Preserve in Colchester, Connecticut.
Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts 25,000
Toward the acquisition of 24-acre Sipson's Island, a scenic landmark at "The Narrows" between Pleasant Bay and Little Pleasant Bay in Orleans, Massachusetts.
Downeast Lakes Land Trust 5,000
Toward construction of the Musquash Esker Accessible Trail and the first segment of the Pineo Peaks Trail within the Downeast Lakes Community Forest in Grand Lake Stream, Maine.
East Quabbin Land Trust 10,000
Toward an accessible loop trail, adding to the Mass Central Rail Trail, on the Frohloff Farm in Ware, Massachusetts.
Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc. 20,000
Toward permanent protection of 31 acres on the Merrimack River with trail improvements to include foot and paddle access in West Newbury, Massachusetts.
Frenchman Bay Conservancy 10,000
Toward four miles of new trail construction at Abraham's Woods in Franklin and Eastbrook, Maine.
Friends of the Shetucket River Valley 5,000
Toward the protection of a 60-acre addition to the Sprague Land Preserve spanning Franklin and Sprague, Connecticut.
Green Mountain Conservancy, Inc. 10,000
Toward permanent protection of a 287-acre ridgeline parcel spanning Dummerston and Brookline, Vermont.
Greenagers Inc 3,000
Toward construction of a 1/4-mile accessible trail with viewing platform at Wild Acres Conservation Area in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 15,000
Toward expansion of the Lilly Pond Community Forest, protecting an additional 100 acres in Bath, Maine.
Kestrel Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 45 acres in the Pelham Hills, connecting to 200 acres of conservation land in Pelham, Massachusetts.
Loon Echo Land Trust 10,000
Toward protection of Peabody-Fitch Woods, 252 acres of working forestland and public recreation area in South Bridgton, Maine.
Mahoosuc Land Trust 5,000
Toward permanent protection of the 493-acre McCoy-Chapman Forest near Bethel, Maine.
Massachusetts Audubon Society 15,000
Toward protection of a 25-acre addition to the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust 20,000
Toward the acquisition of over 500 acres of the former Templeton Development Center and creation of a new Wildlife Management Area in Templeton, Massachusetts.
National Forest Foundation 10,000
Toward trail work, signage, and safety features at Glen Ellis Recreational Area in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Piscataquog Land Conservancy 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 205 acres of forest and wetlands in Weare, New Hampshire.
Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 3,000
Toward construction of a new connector trail and reconstruction of the Cascade Stream Gorge Trail in the Rangeley Lakes region of Maine.
Sanford Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust 3,400
Toward a parking area and trailhead for the Blanchard Preserve in Sanford, Maine.
The Trust for Public Land 15,000
Toward creation of the Bethel Community Forest, protecting 978 acres in Bethel, Maine.
Town of Nelson 5,000
Toward the development of an accessible trail through the Nelson Swamp Unique Area in Nelson, New York.
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps 7,500
Toward restoration work on the Saint Michael's Conservation Area Trail in Colchester, Vermont.
Walden Woods Project 3,000
Toward the 2019 Great Walden Bioblitz, a 24-hour event with participants identifying as many living species as possible within a 5-mile radius of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts.
Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation 2,150
Toward improvements to the Berlin Road Trail area including establishment of a low impact campsite in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
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