PCT’s latest project was featured in the March 9th edition of the Daily Hampshire Gazette. There was an interview with Marty Klein, board member and major force behind the project. Interviews with several other community leaders also touts the project’s benefits for those with physical difficulties. The project is expected to be completed by the […]
The Properties that we protect
The Pascommuck Conservation Trust acquired its first parcel for preservation in 1982. That was the year that the Pascommuck Conservation Area was established. Since then we have acquired a total of 16 properties, comprising approximately 190 acres of land. This is land that will remain in a natural state, providing habitat, scenic vistas, and recreation as the City of Easthampton continues to grow and thrive. PCT has generally pursued the option of acquiring and holding property, rather than obtaining conservation easements or restrictions from other landholders.
On October 23rd at 3 pm members of the Pascommuck Trust as well as those from the community gathered to officially break ground to begin phase 2 of the Mutter’s Field accessible trail which will be the actual construction of the trail itself, a parking lot off of East St and an adverse weather shelter. […]
Phase 1 of Pascommuck Conservation Trust’s latest project, Mutter’s Field Accessible Trail has just been completed. We had to do an expensive repair to the culvert at the East Green St. entrance and this is what it looks like. This will be an entrance for the trail and will provide access for us to maintain […]
October 25, 2016 “A Place in Nature for Everyone” In 2012, PCT acquired a 6 acre parcel of land, located between E. Green and East Streets, consisting of a large meadow, surrounding woodlands and two small brooks, adjacent to its most visited property, the Brickyard Brook Conservation Area (11 acres). After considerable deliberation, the Board […]
Description: At 35 acres this is the largest of the Pascommuck holdings. It features a well marked and well maintained set of trails that enter from a parking spot alongTerrace View Road. The trails go along the Manhan River and through a White Pine Mixed Hardwood forest. The property also includes two other cover types: […]