Sustainable Forestry

Sustainability means that we grow more trees than we cut and that we manage for a healthy, diversified ecosystem that produces wood, quality water, recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitat.

Sustainable Development

W.D. Cowls, Inc. Land Company has been spurring local economic growth through sustainable development across nine generations over almost three centuries.

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Exciting Opportunities in North Amherst

We’re excited about North Square at The Mill District opening in the Summer of 2019 . 22,500sf commercial space is available around the town green in this new downtown. We also have several proximate developable sites in this Opportunity Zone that total several...

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Belchertown Stands to Gain $6M from Proposed Solar Farms

There is controversy about clear-cutting many acres of trees to make them happen, but three proposed solar farms could net the town nearly $6 million over a 20-year period, data provided by the selectmen's office shows. The projects are expected to...

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Belchertown Town Meeting August 20

Hello Neighbor - I’m writing to ask for your help at the August 20th Special Town Meeting. There are some folks who don’t like the idea of Belchertown land owners like Cowls cutting trees for solar. They’ve asked people to sign a petition to stop a solar...

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North Square @ The Mill District, North Amherst, MA

Opening in 2019 - 22,000 SF of New Commercial Space Available for Lease

Check Out Cowls Building Supply – Family owned in the same location since 1741