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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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Wildfire Planning

Posted 10/24/23

The general public is invited to a site-visit, on Friday, October 27 at 9:00 am, of the location of a firebreak being proposed by the Martha's Vineyard Commission's wildfire mitigation committee on…

Shotgun Season hunting signups

Posted 10/2/23

Individuals and groups who wish to participate in the 2023 deer-shotgun season on land bank land may sign up here.  Deadline is Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

Agricultural Leases Available

Posted 9/20/23

The land bank is now accepting proposals for agricultural leases at Featherstone Farm and Poucha Pond Reservation


Posted 7/10/23

If you are looking for us.. we are now at our new location at 40 Meetinghouse Way in Edgartown. It is off of the West Tisbury-Edgartown Road, in Edgartown.  Telephone us at 508-627-7141 for…

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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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