Signs are up and a new walking trail has been blazed connecting the North Central Pathway to Winchendon’s Sunset View Farm.
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…
In partnership with the New England Forestry Foundation, Perkins Woodlands is officially conserved as a working forest.
Instead of closing during the COVID-19 crisis, our local producers have stepped up to the challenge of feeding our community safely. Many local farms and local co-ops in the North Quabbin region have…
Take a leisurely walk around the arboretum, where signs will help you identify and learn about the native trees of our region.
Recently, Mount Grace successfully completed the Quabbin to Wachusett initiative, protecting more than 4,000 acres across the towns nestled between the Quabbin Reservoir and Wachusett Mountain.
Native plantings attract bird species, butterflies and other pollinators, and provide habitat and food sources for a variety of wildlife.
As farmers all over New England were gearing up for a new growing season last year, we embarked on a campaign with Chuck and Livvy Tarleton to protect their beautiful Sunset View Farm.
Last April, I packed my gear into my worn-out backpack, shoved some extra batteries for the GPS unit into my jacket pocket for good measure, and headed to the Hillis property.
Earleacres is now protected in perpetuity, filling a missing piece of the puzzle for the Arthur Iversen Conservation Area.
In the face of this unknown, are we going to be our best selves, or our worst? How can we come together as a community, even as we are asked to socially distance ourselves? How can we choose not to…
What would we lose if Quabbin Harvest wasn’t there? That’s the question that brought dozens of co-op members and supporters out to a board meeting on a cold February evening to discuss what it would…
Mount Grace celebrates Earleacres, the newest addition to our 565-acre Arthur Iversen Conservation Area, and the permanent protection of Robbins Pond, in Winchendon and Rindge!
Mount Grace is partnering with DCR and UMass to offer grants in support of neighborhood-based outreach to forest landowners this winter. See the full request for proposals at this link!
Mount Grace is grateful to have played a part in turning the long held dream of protecting Templeton's Norcross Hill Fernald Corporation land into a reality.
Mount Grace’s Farmland Inventory has assembled a detailed picture of farming in our region. New inventories in Gardner, Westminster, Hubbardston, and Ashburnham complete the five-year project.
Mount Grace videos tell the story of partnerships to protect farms and forests in our twenty-three towns. Watch all ten short clips or see the movie What The Land Is on our Vimeo page.