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Essex County Greenbelt Association

ECGA is a non-profit agency who help manage and protect many of West Newbury's open spaces


View of parking lot for Indian Hill Farm Reservation

New parking lots located at Indian Hill Road (above) and Farm Lane (below) are now open for visitors.  Improving public access to these special sites is a top priority for West Newbury's Open Space, who worked with other agencies to help get the funding and approval required. 

View from parking lot of Chestnut Hill Farm


See trail photos from a dog's point of view


View of Haverhill from West Newbury.  Photo by Annie Madden

          Baby robbins.  Photo by Annie Madden

Indian Hill Farm Reservation.  Photo by Annie Madden

              Stone walls in Indian Hill woods.  Photo by Annie Madden     

Trail near Mill Pond.  Photo by Annie Madden

          family of turtles.  Photo by Annie Madden

Cow pasture.  Photo by Annie Madden

          Canada Geese.  Photo by Annie Madden

View of field near parking lot.  Photo by Steve Greason

          Aerial photo of downtown West Newbury.  Photo by Barry Kaplan/tfiphoto.com

Tidal marsh along Merrimack river on River Road.  Photo by Steve Greason

»Visit our Photo Journal for more pictures!



Cover page: "The Economic Value of Open Space in Southeastern Pennsylvania"




Merrimack Valley Planning Commission

MVPC helps develop GIS trail maps and land-use inventory maps for the Town of West Newbury



Essex County Trail Association

ECTA - As a member town of Essex County Trail Association, we receive help with trail development, maintenance and mapping



West Newbury Riding & Driving Club

WNRDC - Members of the West Newbury Riding & Driving Club maintain the Pipestave Equestrian Area and keep trails open



Coastal Trails Coalition

CTC is a non-profit organization advocating for the Coastal Trails Network, a 30-mile public system of bicycle and pedestrian trails.



Parker River Clean Water Association

Promotes the restoration and protection of the waters and environment of the Parker River and Plum Island Sound watersheds.



The Trustees of Reservations

Preserves for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.



Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition

Supports key conservation legislation and has become an important networking resource for the state’s land trusts.



The Trust for Public Land

TPL is a national, nonprofit, land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places.

»"Conservation: An Investment that Pays"
»Or visit their website at www.tpl.org


Mass. Community Preservation Act

Helps communities preserve open space and historic sites, and create affordable housing and recreational facilities

»www.community preservation.org



Northeast Landscapes - Maps showing urban growth in the Northeast Megaregion

Over the next generation, the 13-state Northeast Megaregion is expected to grow by 26%, adding about 18 million residents.  The Regional Plan Association and America 2050's Northeast Landscape Initiatives Atlas now includes maps showing historic and current land use, and projections of future urban growth in the Northeast Megaregion through 2040.



Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions

Works for strong, workable, science-based laws and regulations regarding wetlands, other water resources, open space, and biological resources.
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Official Website of Mass EOEEA




Massachusetts Dept. of Fish & Game

Mass Wildlife website provides information about some of the common types of wildlife people encounter and how to live with and enjoy wildlife responsibly.

»www.mass.gov-living with wildlife


Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Invasive Species List

Official Website of Mass DAR

»mass.gov-invasive species list


Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

A leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land.



Essex County Forum - Essex County Community Foundation

Promotes a greater understanding of the full spectrum of environmental, economic, and social issues that affect the future development of our communities.

»essexcounty forum.org





»Economic Value of Pretected Open Space in SE Pennyslvania

»Land Trust Alliance: "Economic Benefits of Open Space"

»The Trust for Public Land: "Conservation: An investment that pays"


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