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The land bank is a rare breed. Neither a sanctuary program nor a park system, it is a middle ground where the highest virtues of conservation can be realized: public enjoyment of nature, where limits and restraint secure the natural world’s future and prosperity. Learn more about the land bank…


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Request-for-proposals Southern Woodlands Agricultural Lease

Posted 6/18/24

The land bank is accepting proposals for a 0.75-acre agricultural lease at the Southern Woodlands Reservation in Oak Bluffs. The request-for-proposals is available by telephoning 508-627-7141 or by…

Request-for-proposals Chappaquiddick

Posted 5/24/24

The land bank is accepting proposals for the purchase of a 3.0-acre lot for community purposes, as defined in a request-for-proposals (RFP) that can be found [here].  The lot is currently in private…

The Martha’s Vineyard land bank is disposing of a surplus truck

Posted 5/20/24

The Martha’s Vineyard land bank is disposing of a surplus truck. It is a 2013 Ford F350 Service Body with 82,981 miles.The invitation-to-bid package is available by telephoning 508-627-7141 or writing…

XIH

Posted 5/16/24

The 2024 Cross-Island Hike (XIH) route has been finalized. Please join the land bank on National Trails Day --- Saturday, June 1, 2024 --- for a day-long hike from the Hillman's Point Preserve in…


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The land bank collects a fee on the island’s real estate transactions to fund land conservation and stewardship on the island. Land bank forms are available for download and printing.

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