West Branch Resources

Western Massachusetts has a thriving community of green building professionals and advocates.

Our West Branch connects with many of our friendly peer organizations including:

NESEA - Northeast Sustainable Energy Association

Western Mass. AIA

Western MA Green Consortium


At UMass Amherst, we have a USGBC Student Group - students should look here to join a community of eager colleagues.


There are numerous sustainability and green building academic programs in the area. These often hold events and programs relevant to our community. Take a look at the following:

UMass Amherst Dept. of Sustainability

Smith College Environmental Facility