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Stewardship: Paul Dunn Beetle Survey

Posted 11/29/13

Neighbors, hikers, and casual visitors to Mount Grace's Paul C. Dunn Woodland Preserve in Ashburnham are all asking the same question...What are those things?

Community Conservation: First National Blueway

Posted 11/29/13

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar named the Connecticut River the nation's first Blueway, a designation meant to recognize and support local conservation, recreation, and restoration efforts.

Stewardship: New Trail at Fox Valley

Posted 11/29/13

Phillipston Scout Thomas Rose has remodeled the hiking trail at the Fox Valley Conservation Area for his Eagle Scout Project.

Farm Conservation: Protecting Murdock Farm

Posted 11/29/13

The Winchendon Springs Working Landscape Project, funded by Massachusetts’ new Landscape Partnership Grant, will permanently conserve 650 acres of land in Winchendon.

MassLIFT-AmeriCorps: Stories from Our Volunteers

Posted 11/29/13

Watch video of the most recent year of MassLIFT-AmeriCorps service and find out more about Sarah Wells, Mount Grace's newest staff member.

Twenty Hikes Download Available

Posted 11/29/13

Free downloads of Mount Grace's Twenty Years, Twenty Hikes guide to hikes on protected land are now available through the website (Photo David Brothers).

Phillipston Creates a New Town Forest

Posted 11/29/13

“Thousand Acre Brook and its surrounding woods are such a beautiful part of a much larger landscape...we hope to demonstrate the goal of conservation, man and nature living in harmony.” Rose Frizzell

Teaching Sustainable Forestry at Red Apple Farm

Posted 11/29/13

Red Apple Farm’s working forests, protected with a conservation restriction held by Mount Grace, provided a quintessential New England landscape for the international forestry conference.

Farm Conservation: Tax Credit Helps Protect Royalston Land

Posted 11/29/13

“I’ve been concerned about protecting this land since moving here, and the tax credit helped cover some of the costs of conservation to make it possible to protect the land this year.” - Diane Lincoln

Landscape Conservation: 1,800+ Acres Protected in 2012: A Banner Year!

Posted 11/29/13

Mount Grace protected 1,816 acres in 2012, including two farms; a conservation area on the Tully River; Phillipston’s town forest; and five properties qualifying for the state conservation tax credit.

Campaign for Affordable Farms

Posted 11/29/13

Thanks to everyone who has supported our capital campaign to purchase Red Fire Farm in partnership with farmers Ryan and Sarah Voiland.