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Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust Earns National Recognition

Accreditation Awarded by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust was awarded accreditation in August 2014. Accredited land trusts are authorized to display a seal (at left) indicating to the public that they meet national standards for excellence, uphold the public trust and ensure that conservation efforts are permanent. The seal is a mark of distinction in land conservation. Press release available here (PDF).

Click here to read more about what accrediation means to the Trust from the perspective of a Trust member.

Concord River Greenway

     The Concord River Greenway Park (also know as the CRG or Greenway) is a multi-use trail through the green heart of Lowell.  Parts of it run along an old railroad bed, while it contours the scenic, tree-lined, north-flowing Concord River.  The Greenway is an excellent place to enjoy being outdoors, recreate, exercise and enjoy observing a biodiversity of wildlife from otters and foxes to hawks and mergansers.  We anticipate, in the long range vision of the park, a link from the Greenway to the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail (the BFRT has a trailhead by Showcase Cinemas in Lowell) See trail connection map here.  We can use your help via membership support.  To learn more about the history and science of the Concord River Greenway, visit the Greenway Classroom pages.

As Scene In Lowell

Welcome to the Trust's "As Scene In Lowell" page where you, the members and friends of the Trust, have the opportunity to share your favorite images of local wildlife scenes.  The natural resources of Lowell, Massachusetts, such as parks, rivers, canals, brooks, and forests provide various habitats for a multitude of wildlife species.  The images and descriptions here are categorized by neighborhoods.  (Image to the left is a red fox at Lowell Cemetery)


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Special Places Paintings

Wamesit FallsDr. Mark Romanowsky, founding director and current President of LP&CT, has generously worked over several years to create a series of oil paintings featuring the special places of Lowell, as well as scenes from the surrounding area, coastal areas, and his travels. Mark graciously donates 100% of the proceeds from the sale of his original paintings, prints, and note cards to benefit LP&CT.  This "Special Places" collection is now available on Etsy, where you can purchase originals, prints, or commission a special painting.  A selection of his works is below.

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