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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.

36,000 acres conserved in 35 years




Farmhouse for the Future

Join Mount Grace to celebrate the restoration of our historic farmhouse, learn about energy efficient buildings, and hear our plans for the future.




Fly Fishing Workshop with MassWildlife on July 21st!

5-8pm Have you ever wanted to learn how to Fly fish? Now’s your chance, let the MassWildlife Angler Education Program be your guide. You’ll learn the basics, from the proper equipment, knots,…

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!

Mizumo Tomanti, B. (2017). Managing time in a changing world: Timing of avian cycle stages under climate change. University of Groningen.

Climate Change and the Arrival of Spring

By Jenn Albertine

Posted 4/1/22

Learn more about how climate change is affecting spring phenology.