Become a Member

Membership in the Essex Land Trust is open to all – individuals, families, and organizations. Family Memberships apply to an entire household.

Join our more than 460 members and corporate supporters who share your love of the Essex community and want to preserve its charm and special character. Membership dollars and donations are needed to support property stewardship and other land trust expenses.

All members and donors receive:

  • Our newsletter, Woods & Waters, published three times a year
  • A copy of our 48-page Preserves & Trail Guide with detailed property descriptions and maps
  • A copy of our two nature guides: Wildlife and Plants, Invasives and Pollinators
  • The full color Thatchbed Island and Its Ospreys booklet
  • An invitation to attend our annual meeting, and acknowledgement in our Annual Report

Membership Levels

  • Hiker: $35
  • Trekker: $75
  • Adventurer: $150
  • Explorer: $500
  • Conservator for Life: $1500 – A Conservator for Life membership designation is a one-time donation and is commemorated with the member’s name being installed on the Conservators’ Rock, located at the Cross Lots preserve.

To learn more about land trust membership, contact us, read our latest Annual Report, download a copy of our Membership Brochure or fill in our membership application.

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