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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

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Exploring Fungi: Mushrooms of North Central MA

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Latest News

Sentinel Elm Farm

Roots and Branches of Sentinel Elm Farm

Posted 8/4/20

The North Quabbin farming community is connected, tightknit, and cares for the land.

The Norcross Hill Wildlife Management Area in Templeton

Burdin Conservation Restriction Completed: The Final Piece of the Norcross Hill Conservation Project

Posted 7/6/20

The Norcross Hill Conservation Project is officially done with the help of the Burdin family!

A group of people waving near the entrance of the new Sunset View Farm hiking trail.

New Trail Opens at Sunset View Farm in Winchendon

Posted 6/29/20

Signs are up and a new walking trail has been blazed connecting the North Central Pathway to Winchendon’s Sunset View Farm.

Portrait of Henry D. Thoreau

What Would Thoreau Do? Land Conservation and Racial Justice

Posted 6/19/20

The father of American nature writing, Henry David Thoreau, was in his twenties when jailed in the summer of 1846 for protesting slavery and militarism. His essay, Civil Disobedience, recounting that…