Welcome to FNTG

Welcome to the Friends of Northampton (MA) Trails and Greenways, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to improving the expanding rail-trail network in Northampton,
Massachusetts.

E-mail us: fntg@fntg.net

NHS Key Club rail trail cleanup on Sunday, October 21st

Kudos to the Northampton High School Key Club, who have scheduled a cleanup on the Rail Trail Sunday, October 21st from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Volunteers are encouraged to join them, gathering at Stop and Shop on King Street and beginning with that section of the trail. Participants are encouraged to wear gardening or other protective gloves. . . .
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Awards ceremony and gallery opening on Friday, October 12th: come join the festivities!

Please join us for the Rail Trail Photo and Video Contest awards ceremony and gallery opening This Friday, October 12th, 2012, Trailside Gallery, 14 Strong Avenue, Northampton, MA

5:30 pm Awards Ceremony 5:00 to 8:00 Gallery Opening, food and drink available

A picture is worth a thousand words, so the saying goes. That was the . . .
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support more Public Gardens and Fruit Trees in Northampton

The “Help Yourself!” group in Northampton asks: why can’t there be an abundance of fruit, free for picking all around town? Why can’t there be free veggies, flowers, herbs and medicine growing out of every nook and cranny… like folks do elsewhere in the world?

They’ve put together a Kickstarter project to support their efforts . . .
→ Read More: support more Public Gardens and Fruit Trees in Northampton

Fall newsletter posted

The fall newsletter has been posted: click here for articles on the awards ceremony and gallery opening for the Photo and Video contest, updates from the trails, the story of a bike commuter, new land acquisitions by the Pascommuck Land Trust, and plans for the Connecticut River Greenway.