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With ACRES, you can give the gift of forever – forever-protecting natural areas. As part of our end-of-year promotion, you can also share more than 70 miles of trails for endless exploration and awe. Through December 31, give a $25 membership to a fellow nature lover and your gift recipient will also receive a free …

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Scarlet Tanager photo by Dave Fox The registration deadline is swiftly approaching for ACRES Land Trust’s 2nd Annual Bird Blitz, to be held June 3-9. ACRES Land Trust welcomes backyard bird-watchers and avid birders alike to register by May 18 to participate at acreslandtrust.org/birdblitz. This year, to encourage new birdwatchers, ACRES partnered with regional Audubon …

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Are you headed into the woods, wetlands or prairies for your first, or first-in-a-long-time hike? Are you wondering what to bring, wear or even what you’ll see or what you can do in an ACRES preserve? While some folks are comfortable walking into the woods as they are, in all seasons, many people ask ACRES …

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By the Numbers

7,000+
acres on 100+ properties protected forever