CGLT's Mission

Formed in 2006, Common Ground Land Trust, Inc. is an all-volunteer, private non-profit organization dedicated to open space protection in the towns of Spencer and Leicester, MA.

Our mission is to acquire and conserve open space in our communities for a healthy and enjoyable environment.

Some of our properties and projects include:

We depend entirely on memberships, donations, grants and volunteers to do our work. Please join us as a Member and Volunteer!


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The 2022 CGLT Annual Meeting was held down by the giant tepee on the Sevenmile River at Thibault's Country Store in Spencer.

Our Projects