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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.

35,000 acres conserved in under 35 years




Earth Day Volunteer Day

(9am-6pm) Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at Skyfields Arboretum!




Green Clean Athol Spring Clean Up Day

(9am-12pm) Help make Athol shine!




Natural History Forest Walk

(10-11am) Join Dr. Chris Picone for a natural history forest walk at Mount Grace’s first conservation area, Paul Dunn Woodland Preserve!

Tully Mountain by David Brothers

A Message from Emma Ellsworth on the 35th Anniversary

Posted 4/5/21

Executive Director Emma Ellsworth Announces the 35th Anniversary

Mount Grace Fights Food Insecurity in Our Communities

Posted 3/10/21

For Mount Grace’s 2020 Annual Appeal, supporters were given the option to add $5 towards their donation that would go directly towards fighting food insecurity in the Mount Grace region. “The pandemic…

Remembering Nature Lover Dr. Peter Tishler

By Allen Young

Posted 3/1/21

Peter was an enthusiastic conservationist and informal mentor to Leigh Youngblood. We are saddened by his passing.

McAvoy Pond Conserved in Wendell

By Fletcher Harrington

Posted 2/1/21

25 Acres Protected For Perpetuity in southern Wendell