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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!

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…

Rachel Gonzalez, Orange Farmers Market Manager, with flowers.

Orange Farmers Market Reopening

Posted 5/17/22

The Orange Farmers’ Market opened for the season on Thursday, May 12 at the Orange Armory parking lot (135 East Main Street in Orange).

A person standing in a lush forest.

Mount Grace's newest conservation area to debut this summer in Barre

Posted 5/17/22

The Gionet family has owned this land for 90 years. In 2019 owner Nancy Gionet began mulling over selling the 40-acre property to Mount Grace so these special woods could be protected intact.

Entrance to Student Learning Loop at Dexter Park Elementary School

From Students to Stewards: A New School Trail Completed

By Amanda Carotenuto

Posted 5/13/22

Thanks to the service of TerraCorps members and a MA Department of Conservation and Recreation Trails grant, the Student Learning Loop at Dexter Park Elementary School is officially completed!