Stockbridge, MA – The Stockbridge Land Trust will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 28, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. on the Byron Meadow property located on Route 183 (Glendale Road) about one-half mile south of the intersections of Routes 102 and 183.  The guest speaker for the meeting will be Tom Ryan.  Tom is a Forester for the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for the Western MA Regional Office and he will speak about the Forest Tax Program Chapter 61 for forestlands, 61A for agricultural land and 61B for recreational land which gives preferential tax treatment to landowners who maintain their property as an open space for timber production, agriculture or recreation.

About the Stockbridge Land Trust:
The Stockbridge Land Trust is a nonprofit corporation that was established in 1987.  It has a fifteen-member governing board and an active membership of over four hundred local residents and friends.  The mission of the Land Trust is to encourage and promote the preservation of land and the natural, historic, and community resources in the town of Stockbridge – including open space, forest land, farmland, wetlands, waterways, historic structures, and affordable housing.

For additional information, the Stockbridge Land Trust can be contacted at PO Box 1063, Stockbridge, MA 01262 or via email at: