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Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust benefits the environment, the economy, and future generations by protecting significant agricultural, natural, and scenic lands and encouraging land stewardship in northern and central Massachusetts.

37,000 acres conserved in 36 years




36th Annual Meeting

Join Mount Grace at the Vento Property overlooking Tully Lake in Athol for our 36th Annual Meeting!




Endangered Reptiles, iNaturalist, and Citizen Science

Join efforts to protect MESA species




#GivingTuesday Trivia Night - The Brewery at Four Star Farms

Have fun supporting Mount Grace on #GivingTuesday!

Emma Ellsworth holding striped bass

Emma Ellsworth Appointed to MassWildlife Board

Posted 9/6/22

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust is pleased to announce their Executive Director Emma Ellsworth has been appointed as a member of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife)…

Richardson Zlogar Cabin

Mount Grace Secures Ownership of Northfield Richardson Overlook

Posted 9/6/22

Mount Grace is officially the owner of the Richardson Overlook in Northfield, the crown jewel of the New England National Scenic Trail (NET). The campaign to purchase the 38-acre property began in…

still waters at Lake Vento

Persistence Pays off at Tully Lake

Posted 8/9/22

It’s been considered as a site for several different sized housing developments and later as a location for an industrial solar array, but today the 187 acres that make up the southeast shore of Tully…