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Connected to the Land

Posted 2/26/18

“Kids discover things outside. You don’t need playgrounds. You need woods, so they can climb trees, splash in puddles, and look at anthills.” Rise Richardson

Create a Lasting Legacy with Mount Grace

Posted 12/18/17

Mount Grace’s new legacy program can help you find a planned gift that’s right for you—making it possible for you to support the land you care about in perpetuity.

Protecting the Land Because It's Right

Posted 12/11/17

“The people who protect land don’t do it to get rich or famous. They do it because they think it’s right, and I like that.”--Jason Hakkila

Family Helps Phillipston Town Forest Grow

Posted 9/25/17

Cindy Coppolino and her brother Kevin Schlicke helped their father's dream come true by protecting the family's land as the newest addition to the Phillipston Town Forest.

Red Fire Farm: a Whole Farm Forever

Posted 9/12/17

Ryan and Sarah Voiland and Mount Grace thank the hundreds of supporters who contributed to the Red Fire Farm Whole Farm Forever Campaign!

Inspired by Neighbors, Kellers Protect Historic Wendell Farm

Posted 7/13/17

After bringing an abandoned farm back to life as part of the back to the land movement, farmers Dan and Nina Keller have permanently protected their Wendell farm through the Mormon Hollow Project.

A Neighborhood Protects its Farms

Posted 6/27/17

What started as a meeting of neighbors in a barn has become a landscape-scale conservation project for a group of families in the Mormon Hollow neighborhood of Wendell and Montague.

Mormon Hollow Project Brings a New "Teaching Forest" to Wendell

Posted 6/5/17

"I'm so happy to have been part of the Mormon Hollow project, protecting the woods is something I've wanted to do since I bought the land."--Kristina Stinson

Cooking up a Conservation Project in Phillipston

Posted 4/27/17

Chef Craig Twohey describes the process of protecting his 49 acres in Phillipston as “a lot like marinating a steak. You’ve got to take the time to let it sit until it’s ready.”

Friends & Neighbors Help Protect Hunting Farm

Posted 3/23/17

What started as a meeting of neighbors in a barn at Diemand Farm is now an enormous farm conservation project involving an entire neighborhood in Wendell and Montague.

Support AmeriCorps with Mount Grace

Posted 2/22/17

Find out more about AmeriCorps' nationwide impact, and join us to ask Congress to save federal AmeriCorps programs like our MassLIFT-AmeriCorps initiative.

Celebrate the Land in Ashburnham

Posted 1/26/17

Celebrate 30 years of local land conservation from 9am-3pm on February 11 at Mount Grace's Paul C. Dunn Woodland Preserve!

Local Brew Celebrates Mount Grace Anniversary

Posted 11/30/16

Raise a glass to Mount Grace with our new Anniversary Cyzer from Artisan Beverage Cooperative!

Save Land

Posted 10/13/16

Family Protects Land in Three Towns for Moose, Moss, Gnomes

Posted 6/29/16

Mount Grace has protected more than 31,000 acres in the last 30 years! Projects completed this summer include Ben and Susie Feldman's 297-acre CR on land in Athol, Petersham, and Phillipston.

TreeMendous New Trail at Skyfields Arboretum

Posted 6/14/16

Athol High School students joined Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust's AmeriCorps team this June to install signs on the Trust’s new trail connecting Skyfields Arboretum to a trailhead on Route 32.

A Sustainable Vision for Local Farming

Posted 6/13/16

Mount Grace's new report, Food and Farming in the Quabbin Region, presents a road map to support the vision of local food, a strong farm economy, and sustaiable use of the land.

Farmers To Conserve 700 Acres in Wendell and Montague

Posted 4/29/16

Mount Grace has received a grant to protect 700 acres through the Mormon Hollow Working Lands Corridor Project—a partnership that will help nine landowners protect farms in Wendell and Montague.

Local Fishing Hole Named to Honor Senator Wetmore

Posted 2/1/16

To honor Senator Robert Wetmore’s passion for the outdoors and support for land conservation, Mount Grace is establishing The Senator Robert D. Wetmore, Sr. Memorial Fishing Hole on the Tully River.

Amazing Mount Grace Coffee Available

Posted 2/1/16

Support land conservation and stewardship with Mount Grace's new coffee, Amazing Mount Grace! This NoCO2 blend is roasted by Dean's Beans and can be ordered through the Mount Grace website.