Keystone Application Process

To celebrate 30 years of the Keystone Project, we will be offering a series of 3 reunion programs for Keystone Cooperators.  These reunion programs will take the place of our annual training in 2019.  Learn more about the 30th anniversary Keystone Reunions.  f you are interested in attending one of the Keystone reunion programs, please contact Paul Catanzaro.The next annual training will be held in April of 2020.  


The Keystone Project is a competitive program. Applications will be reviewed for applicant experience, connectedness within the community, special skills, and diversity.

Download a Keystone Application:

The next Keystone Annual Training is scheduled for:

April 2020
At the Harvard Forest,
Petersham, Massachusetts

Applications will be accepted:
January 2020

The application deadline is:

Early March 2020

Notification will go out by:
Mid-March 2020

Please submit application materials to:
UMass Amherst
Paul Catanzaro
160 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

or via e-mail:

If you have any questions, contact Paul Catanzaro:
Phone:  (413) 545-4839

Cooperator Quotes

“Of many meetings on conservation that I have attended, this was the best!"
“I’ve learned a tremendous amount from the program as well as the other participants.”