As an elected official, you are always looking for ways to sustain and enhance your community’s quality of life.
Natural Lands Trust helps municipalities implement common sense, balanced conservation solutions that help build healthy, attractive, and economically sustainable communities. Our staff of land use planning and conservation experts has a depth of experience and knowledge that is unique in the region.
Whether your municipality needs help identifying special resources, acquiring critical conservation lands, or adopting land use ordinances that produce greenway lands interwoven with livable neighborhoods, our staff can help you achieve success and meet your conservation goals.
Preserving Community Open Space
We can help you with every aspect of planning and implementing your open space program.
Conservation Through Zoning
For more than 15 years, Growing Greener: Conservation by Design has been helping communities to save open space in new developments
Caring for Land, Designing for People
Once land is preserved, the work continues. Our planning and land stewardship staff can help you with ecologically sound—and often more affordable—land management.
Open Space Planning and Mapping
We offer comprehensive services to enable your municipality to better communicate and feel more confident about land use decisions.
PECO Green Region Program
PECO’s ground-breaking grant program can help underwrite the cost of a variety of conservation-related projects.