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We Need Your Ideas & Input!

We’re looking ahead to the next five years and want your input. We ask you, our members, partners, colleagues, and supporters to share your thoughts and ideas about the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust and the role we play in the community..

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Eco-Film Series Celebrates Six Years of Inspiring Films

Mark your calendars for the last Tuesday of the month, January – June! Our Eco-Film Series is right around the corner! We are…

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A sign honoring the Spalding House's first role as the Moses Davis Inn (photo courtesy of Barbara Poole)

Restoring the Past

The Methuen Festival of Trees (FOT) powers historic preservation projects all year throughout the Merrimack Valley. We’re grateful that this year, funds from this locally-renowned…

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Constellation at West Meadow

Volunteers from Constellation improved access to our West Meadow conservation property…

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3Mgives Grant for Fish Restoration

The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust is pleased to be the recipient of a 3Mgives grant in support of our herring restoration program. …

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Kronos: #Give Inspired. Thank you!

Thank you to several Kronos employees that celebrated their #WorkInspiredWeek by volunteering with several organizations in the area on November 2nd. Those that…

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Thank you, Whole Foods!

Thank you to Whole Foods for being a great corporate partner and sponsor of our work to “create community through conservation.”

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Tree Planting with Middlesex Students and Habitat for Humanity

Taking the next steps in transforming a once vacant lot into a new green space for Lowell’s Acre neighborhood…

Thank you, Aleece!

Thank You, Aleece!

We were lucky to be joined by Aleece Mount this summer, a senior at UMass Lowell. With her major in public health and a concentration in environmental health, Aleece helped us to…

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L-R: student Rithany Kheam, LP&CT Member Amanda O'Hearn, parent Stella, student Angeline Castillo, student Sarah Silva

Congratulations Class of 2017!

“You will all go on to do great things for this world. No matter what path you take, you can always take the skills you have developed to advocate for the things you care about…”

River Stewardship Awards Ceremony 2017

Lowell Youth Win River Stewardship Award

Lowell High students honored for coordinating first-ever watershed-wide youth conference. TREES students wanted to encourage environmental stewardship, reaching beyond Lowell’s borders …

LLIS Students with Representative Rady Mom before receiving the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the State House.

Lowell High Students Honored at the State House

This group of impressive young women worked tirelessly during our summer 2016 service-learning program. Over a month they explored the complex relationship between climate and …

Constructed by Constellation volunteers in December 2016

A Vernal View

Back in December, our tireless volunteer crew from the Lowell office of Constellation, an Exelon Company constructed an observation platform on our West…

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Cummings Foundation $100K for 100

The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust (LP&CT) has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through…

Lowell High School's First Environmental Youth Conference, March 2017

Lowell High School Youth Environmental Conference

Our oldest Lowell Leaders in Stewardship group, TREES, have been busy planning the first-ever Lowell High School…

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Fish Monitoring Volunteers Needed

During the spring of 2017, we’re expecting a large run of river herring! We need you to help us count the fish, both…

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A Visit with the Congresswoman

Lowell Leaders in Stewardship “Environmental Adventures” students met with Congresswoman Tsongas and Head of School Brian Martin in…

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Corporate volunteers from Constellation, an Exelon Company, constructing a viewing platform.

Constellation Hammers It

Thanks to volunteers from Constellation, an Exelon Company, for building a viewing platform for students overlooking …

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Bald Eagle - Deb Sofia

Bald Eagle on the Merrimack

Spotted near the Merrimack River, off Pawtucket Boulevard, Jan 7, 2017.

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Annual Meeting 2016 – Restoration of Bunker Hill Roll of Honor

Did you know that when the Battle of Bunker Hill happened, that Lowell did not exist?

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climate change youth

Climate Change Education

Do you care about Climate Change? Check out how youth in Lowell are making an impact…


The Path To Leadership in Lowell

Our very own Bora Poun was recently featured in the summer issue of Mass Audubon’s Connections newsletter!  Check out the article about his…

Students Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grant

The TREES  group (Teens Representing Environmental Excellency and Stewardship) at Lowell High School has recently been awarded an Amplify Youth Voices Grant from…

youth, environmental education, service-learning, Lowell High School, Land Trust Alliance, Rally

The Nature of Hope

Lowell Leaders in Stewardship were featured in an article in the national Land Trust Alliance’s Saving Land magazine. The students were also featured…

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This organization and the work that you do is such a gift for our city and region as it enables everyone, no matter…

- Kay Doyle, member (September, 2014)

Lives changed: Be inspired by these teens speaking about the impact of community conservation on their lives.

Experience a unique adventure right in your backyard! Award-winning rafting through three sets of rapids (Class III & IV) and historic locks.

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Do you have a fun, beautiful, creative photo you’d like to share with folks that relates to conservation, youth, and special places in Lowell? We’d love to see it.

You may post to our Facebook page or “tweet” them @LPCT.

Or you can share your experience on our story page.

Thank you!