DCS offers grants to municipalities and nonprofit organizations for the acquisition of conservation and parkland, as well as for park renovation and development. DCS also reviews Conservation Restrictions (CR), administers the Conservation Land Tax Credit (CLTC) Program, and supports Conservation Districts.
For questions on the Conservation Land Tax Credit Program, Cranberry Bog Renovation Tax Credit Program, and Conservation Districts.
For questions on Conservation Partnership, PARC, and Land and Water Conservation Fund grants, as well as Open Space and Recreation Plans.
For questions on LAND, Small Communities, Drinking Water Supply Protection, and Landscape Partnership Grant Programs.
Who we serve
DCS is a division of EEA that offers funding to cities, towns, and nonprofit groups so that they can purchase and develop land for conservation or recreation purposes. DCS also provides technical assistance to people interested in CRs, the CLTC program, and Conservation Districts.