Environmental Partners

The Lincoln Conservation Department works closely with local and regional partners to advance land conservation and stewardship values and activities. Collaboration is the cornerstone to successful conservation projects that meet a diverse set of both societal and environmental needs.

Bay Circuit Trail - A small portion of the "Emerald Necklace" crosses through Lincoln. Learn more about this recreational asset that connects Plum Island to Kingston Bay between Rt. 128 and I-495.

Lincoln Land Conservation Trust and Rural Land Foundation (RLF) are Lincoln’s 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organizations, which work together to acquire and protect land of conservation value in Lincoln, MA. They are sister organizations with separate financial statements and reporting, but they share a board of trustees, office staff, and office space.

Massachusetts Audubon Society – At Drumlin Farm, you can experience life on a working farm and explore a wildlife sanctuary at the same time.

Trustees of Reservations - deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England. deCordova provides a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture, with site-specific installations of more than 60 works. The museum also features a robust slate of rotating exhibitions and innovative interpretive programming in its indoor galleries.

National Park Service - Minuteman National Historic Park is located in North Lincoln, Concord and Lexington. The opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775

Department of Conservation & Recreation - Experience the connection with nature at Walden Pond that inspired Henry David Thoreau's Walden. Enjoy a day of swimming, walking around the famous pond or boating out on the water. 

Walden Woods Project - preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The Project achieves this mission through the integration of conservation, education, research and advocacy.

Farrington Nature Linc strives to enhance the well-being of children from low-income communities through a connection with the natural world. Their 75 acres of woodlands, fields and ponds in Lincoln are dedicated to providing respite and inspiration for children who might not otherwise have this opportunity.