As a convenience for members, Bolton Conservation Trust has launched a Sustaining Membership (auto-renewal) program.
Your donation will be billed to your credit card and your membership will automatically renew each year. Shortly before your membership’s expiration, we will send you a reminder about the upcoming Auto Renewal and give you an opportunity to update your pledge amount. Your card will then be charged at the beginning of the renewal month and you will receive a voucher for an updated Bolton Trails Guide. Of course, you can change or cancel your payments at any time.
By enrolling in the Sustaining Membership Program, you’ll be saving the Trust resources and ensuring your membership never lapses so you won’t miss out on special benefits!
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Increase your donation through your employer’s matching gift program. Our Matching Gift and Volunteer Grant Resource Page has an easy-to-use tool to see if your employer will match your donation.
The Bolton Conservation Trust was established in 1974 by a group of citizens concerned with conservation and the impacts that rapid growth and development would have on our town’s rural landscape.
As an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, the Trust is committed to sustaining the character of Bolton for existing and future generations by engaging the community through events, environmental education programs and land stewardship.
We invite you to join the Bolton Conservation Trust and help preserve the rural character of Bolton that we all enjoy. The Trust depends on the financial support of its members. Membership funding provides the resources to help balance the spread of development in Bolton. Even though Bolton’s population has multiplied, The Trust has played a lead role in increasing protected open space and farms in the town.
Your membership will continue to help landowners donate land or conservation restrictions. Even land donations entail significant legal, engineering and maintenance expenses. Now these properties combined can total hundreds of acres of open space in our town. Although a small percentage of the town land, conservation areas not only make Bolton a beautiful place to live but also help maintain the value of our property.
With your help The Trust can continue to help obtain Agricultural Preservation Restrictions on property, as has already been done for The Nashoba Valley Winery, and for the Schartner, Nicewicz and Schultz farms that make up nearly a 300 acre block of protected farmland.
The Trust strives to preserve the town’s environmental future by connecting with Bolton’s children to educate them on the unique natural world in which they live. The Trust offers the Tom Denney Nature summer camp and sponsors the parent-run hands-on Four Winds Nature Program which reaches over 600 students in Bolton’s elementary schools.
Working with town boards and local and regional agencies, the Bolton Conservation Trust would like to continue to preserve Bolton’s rural character and keep it the special place that it is, but your support is needed.