When you join CHPT, you will:
  • HELP protect the historic heritage and natural beauty of Charlton, Massachusetts.
  • LEARN more about the ecology and natural resources of our town.
  • STAY informed about local open space and conservation issues.
  • HAVE an opportunity to act on your preservation beliefs through volunteering with CHPT.
Membership Dues Help Us:
  • Steward roughly 200+ acres of protected open space in Charlton. Stewardship entails such things as professional property assessment, engineering expenses and filing fees related to trail systems and site plans, and general maintenance of our properties.
  • Publish an occassional newsletter.
  • Print material about current events or projects to keep our members and the public informed on CHPT activities.
  • Maintain a web presence at
  • Host seminars and workshops of interest to land owners.
An Individual Membership is $25 a year. Memberships are valid from February to February.

Gift Memberships

If you are looking for a lasting gift for that special someone or hard to buy for person, check out CHPT's Gift Memberships!

Please make all checks payable to CHPT and mail to P.O. Box 92, Charlton Depot, MA 01509.

Download a Membership Form


Donor Categories (Includes Membership)
Oak - $2,500 or more per year
Pine - $1,000 - $2,499 per year
Maple - $500 - $999 per year
Birch - $100 - $499 per year

Matching Donations - Want to double your donation? Ask your employer if they have a matching program!

If you are a landowner interested in discussing land preservation options, please email us at

Make a difference in Charlton's future - JOIN TODAY!!
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Disclaimer: The information provided on this web site is not to be construed as legal advise. If you are interested in finding out how these
or other land protection options effect your estate and/or income taxes, please contact an attorney knowledgeable in land issues.