Dedicated to protecting the land essential to Sheffield’s natural, scenic, agricultural and rural character
The Sheffield Land Trust
Since 1989 over 5,000 acres protected, including 18 farms
P.O. Box 940, 75 Main St., Sheffield, MA 01257-0940
Phone: 413 229-0234; Fax: 413 229-0239;


Biomap: The Future of Conservation in Massachusetts
BioMap is produced by MassWildlife and The Nature Conservancy with support from the
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs

SLT Public Event Videos

Our Changing New England Forests
A Talk by Tom Zellerstrom
Click here to view Program Video

More birds! More bees! More butterlies! Fewer invasives!

Taking care of our land in a changing climate
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The Secret Lives of Turtles, Frogs, Salamanders & Snakes
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Backyard Habitat 1: A Garden for All

Backyard Habitat 2: Being Good Neighbors with Birds

Backyard Habitat 3: Berkshire Bears

Arbor Day in Sheffield, MA at Shays Rebellion Monument

Growing Food, Eating Fresh
How to Start a Garden
(view Winter Lecture Zoom recording)

Vegetable Gardening: Plant Selection & Care
(download PowerPoint slide show)

Winter Lecture Program & Resources
(download pdf)



After Cooper Hill Farm purchase in Sheffield, conservation groups
will preserve about 1,100 acres in Sheffield and Connecticut

In a $5.16 million deal, Pine Island Farm in Sheffield
is expanding and preserving a 'breathtaking' view

Putting Down Roots for the Future:
Sheffield Tree Project planted a dozen trees with the help of 16 volunteers

Prioritizing Preservation:
South county land trusts take collaborative approach to conservation initiative

One Small Victory in Fight for Farming's Future:
Land trust teams up with local family to preserve property for agricultural use