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

Recent Environmental Grants

Last update February 2017

   
The Andover Village Improvement Society 20,000
Toward permanent protection of 26 acres of forest along the Merrimack River in Andover, Massachusetts.
   
Attleboro Land Trust 10,000
Toward creation of Richardson Preserve, 60 acres of fields, forest, and wetland in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
   
Bagnall School 4,000
Toward the 4th grade trailwork and service learning project at Bagnall School in Groveland, Massachusetts.
   
Bay Circuit Alliance 8,620
Toward boardwalk construction on the Bay Circuit Trail in Middleton and Andover/Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
   
Belchertown Conservation Commission 15,000
Toward protection of a 45-acre addition to the Holland Glen Conservation Area in Belchertown, Massachusetts.
   
Brewster Conservation Trust 10,000
Toward acquisition of 4.5 acres with frontage on Mill pond in Brewster, Massachusetts.
   
Buzzards Bay Coalition 15,000
Toward conservation of 102 acres along Angeline Brook in Westport, Massachusetts.
   
Carlisle Conservation Foundation 5,000
Toward protection of Woodhaven Farm, 29 acres adjoining Estabrook Woods in Carlisle, Massachusetts.
   
Dennis Conservation Trust 10,000
Toward the permanent protection of 8 acres with frontage on Scargo Lake in Dennis, Massachusetts.
   
Francestown Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 98 acres including the headwaters of Collins Brook in Francestown, New Hampshire.
   
The Georges River Land Trust 5,000
Toward protection of the Anderson Hayfields, 38 acres with 1/3 mile of shoreline along the St. George River in South Thomaston, Maine.
   
Great Works Regional Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 33 acres of wetlands and uplands, part of the headwaters of the Ogunquit River in South Berwick, Maine.
   
Greater Worcester Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of Thoreau's Seat, 100 acres of forest with trail connections in Paxton, Massachusetts.
   
Green Mountain Conservation Group 5,000
Toward the protection of 14.8 acres of wetland estuary along the Pine River in Effingham, New Hampshire.
   
Groton Open Space Association 12,000
Toward the acquisition of the Tilcon property, 201 acres featuring historic granite quarries, forest, bog and vernal pool habitats in Groton, Connecticut.
   
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust 5,000
Toward acquisition of 75 acres of shorefront land in Middle Bay of Harpswell, Maine.
   
Kennebec Estuary Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 144 acres to create Squam Creek Preserve on Westport Island, Maine.
   
Kestrel Land Trust 20,000
Toward acquisition of 185 acres to create the Buffam Brook Community Forest in Pelham, Massachusetts.
   
Kestrel Land Trust 15,000
Toward protection of 52 acres adjoining the Butter Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Pelham, Massachusetts.
   
Kittery Land Trust 10,000
Toward acquisition of 150 acres linking Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and Norton Preserve in Kittery, Maine.
   
Maine Appalachian Trail Club, Inc. 5,300
Toward construction of a 260-foot elevated bog bridge in Arnold Bog, part of the "Great Carrying Place" region of the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
   
Maine Audubon Society 2,500
Toward trail work on Fletcher Neck at East Point Sanctuary in Biddeford, Maine.
   
Maine Coast Heritage Trust 10,000
Toward construction of a one-mile trail connecting Erickson Fields Preserve with Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport, Maine.
   
Manchester Riverwalk Association 6,850
Toward creating an accessible trail with pedestrian bridges along the Battenkill River in Manchester, Vermont.
   
Massachusetts Audubon Society 10,000
Toward an 84-acre expansion of the Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Petersham, Massachusetts.
   
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust 10,000
Toward protection of 941 acres linking conservation land across Gardner and Winchendon, Massachusetts.
   
Natick Community Organic Farm 5,000
Toward the construction of a 1/2-mile loop trail connecting the Natick Community Organic Farm with the Sudbury Aqueduct Trail in Natick, Massachusetts.
   
The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts 10,000
Toward acquisition of 435 acres adjoining Middlefield State Forest and Coles Brook Preserve in Becket and Middlefield, Massachusetts.
   
New England Forestry Foundation 15,000
Toward the acquisition of 200 acres of forestland, featuring the headwaters of the Niantic River in East Lyme and Waterford, Connecticut.
   
Northern Forest Canoe Trail 8,000
Toward the removal of the remains of the Missisquoi River Dam in East Highgate, Vermont.
   
Owls Head, Town of 6,500
Toward access improvement and trail development at Plaisted Preserve in Owls Head, Maine.
   
Pascommuck Conservation Trust 5,000
Toward construction of a 1/3-mile universally accessible loop trail at the Brickyard Brook Conservation Area in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
   
Phippsburg Land Trust 8,000
Toward the protection of 27 acres of Morse River wetlands and 20 acres along the marsh and wetlands of Spirit Pond in South Phippsburg, Maine.
   
Princeton Land Trust 10,000
Toward protection of Fieldstone Farm, a 270 acre farm connecting with Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton, Massachusetts.
   
Readfield, Town of 3,500
Toward construction of a walking path with rail and sitting area with benches to provide views of the dam, stream and mill pond in Readfield, Maine.
   
Saranac Lake Rotary Foundation 5,750
Toward permanent protection of 13 acres adjacent to Dewey Mountain Recreation Area in Harrietstown, New York.
   
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests 15,000
Toward the Brown Addition to the Black Mountain Forest, conserving 295 acres in Sutton, New Hampshire.
   
Southeast Land Trust 15,000
Toward the permanent protection of the 1,100-acre Harvey's Kennard Hill Forest and the 70-acre Zanard Forest in Epping and Nottingham, New Hampshire.
   
Sudbury Valley Trustees 15,000
Toward acquisition of 60 acres encompassing the summit and east face of Mount Pisgah in Berlin, Massachusetts.
   
The Trust for Public Land 15,000
Toward acquisition of the 6.4-acre Fowler parcel in New Canaan, Connecticut.
   
Vermont River Conservancy 5,000
Toward acquisition of a 10-acre parcel providing boating and fishing access on the White River in Sharon, Vermont.
   
Western Foothills Land Trust 10,000
Toward the acquisition of 295 acres protecting the summit of Noyes Mountain in South Paris, Maine.
   
Williamsburg Woodland Trails 3,112
Toward construction of a 1.5 mile trail paralleling the historic route of the 1874 flood in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.
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