ECF is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) private operating foundation and is a  membership organization.

No member of the Trustees or any corporation member receives any salary or monetary compensation.

As a local volunteer group all of your membership goes toward the implementation of our goals -- there is no overhead expense and all of our funds are applied to promoting conservation.

2018 Trustees

Henry Lind, President

Joseph Moran, Vice President

Ellen Covell, Treasurer

Joanna Buffington, Clerk

Bill Allan, Director

Robert Cook, Director

Roberta Longley, Director


ECF  protects over 300 acres  in Eastham, most of which have been donated by conservation minded persons.  These include upland mixed forest habitat, fresh water marsh habitat and salt marsh.    Soon, we hope to include maps of these properties on our website.

Eastham Conservation Foundation, Inc.

Ten parcels totaling 57 acres are protected by Conservation Restriction where ownership is retained privately, but in exchange for not developing the land, real estate taxes are significantly reduced.  In addition, the property owner is eligible for tax credits and deductions.

Protecting the remaining habitat which is not yet developed is critical to sustaining the remarkable beauty and fragile nature of this unique peninsula.