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The Mission of the Amherst Land Trust

To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of the town of Amherst, New Hampshire, and surrounding communities (1) the conservation of the natural resources, to include the conservation of the natural resources of the land, water, marshland, woodland and open spaces, and the plant and animal life therein of said town; (2) the maintenance of the unique scenic and historic sites of said town; and (3) the protection of the waters, lakes, ponds and watershed areas of said area against pollution;

To acquire, by gifts, purchase or otherwise, real or personal property of all kinds, and the rights to property including easements of all types and kinds such as, without limitation, conservation easements and preservations restorations and to use such property and rights in such a manner as the Board of Trustees shall deem appropriate.