About Elachee

in Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve

Educating Today

Get Outdoors

Experience Nature

Elachee provides a dynamic backdrop to unplug, connect with nature and learn.


Preserving for Tomorrow


Preserving a Natural Resource

Elachee and devoted community partners work to build a sustainable legacy for current and future generations to enjoy.


  • Trustee in Perpetuity: Elachee is legally responsible for protecting and preserving over 1,900 acres within the Chicopee Woods Area Park.
  • Conservation: Ongoing initiatives in the 1,440-acre Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve protect its ecosystem and promote environmental stewardship.
  • Important Designations: Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve is an Audubon Important Bird Area and part of the National Old-Growth Forest Network.
  • Sustainability: Elachee relies on earned income and tax-deductible donations, planned gifts, grants and fundraising events to fund operations. (Taxpayer ID# 58-1643768)

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