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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

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View of parking lot for Indian Hill Farm Reservation

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







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.


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.


Mass. Community Preservation Act

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


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 Land Trust Coalition

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





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