The Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership is a Forest-based Economic Development Conservation Project. Its purpose is to bring recognition and additional financial and technical resources to 21 municipalities in western Massachusetts primarily via a special designation by the United States Forest Service and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs(EEA).
Its Goals are:
- To increase sustainable economic development related to forestry and natural resource-based tourism
- To support conservation on private lands and the use of sustainable forestry practices.
- To improve fiscal stability and sustainability of the 21 Towns in their district.