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Serving Western Massachusetts

Berkshire-Pioneer Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc. (BPRC&D) is a non-profit organization that helps citizens stimulate economic opportunities, conserve natural resources and improve the general quality of life in rural areas.



Area Served

areas served by berkshire-pioneer rc&d

Based in Amherst, the Berkshire-Pioneer RC&D serves the four western counties of Massachusetts. Although our primary focus is on natural resources such as agriculture, forestry, and water, we also address problems and opportunities related to community development. We provide assistance to communities, groups, and organizations with:

  • Energy Conservation & Alternative Energy Development
  • Land Conservation & Management
  • Water Conservation & Management
  • Community Development

EEO/CR statement

In accordance with Federal law, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. BPRC&D is an equal opportunity employer.