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Norcross Hill: Beauty and History in Templeton

Posted 9/9/19

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 Five-Year Farmland Inventory Now Complete

Posted 8/2/19

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 Movie Clips

Posted 7/24/19

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.

Protecting Sunset View Farm

Posted 6/27/19

Mount Grace has completed the fundraising needed to permanently protect Winchendon's Sunset View Farm--keeping the farm a whole farm forever in partnership with farmers Chuck and Livvy Tarleton.

Celebrating Quabbin to Wachusett

Posted 10/29/18

The 2018 Annual Meeting at Chimney Hill Farm in Petersham celebrated the Quabbin to Wachusett and Quabbin Heritage Projects, which have now protected more than 4,100 acres of land.

Annual Meeting Video

Posted 9/24/18

See more interviews with Mount Grace partners at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 20 at Chimney Hill Farm in Petersham!

Environmental Education

Posted 7/17/18

Mount Grace offers multiple educational programs to provide students with more environmental knowledge and better access to the outdoors. Contact our education team about programming for your school.

Mount Grace: the Movie

Posted 3/14/18

Mount Grace's 14-minute movie, What The Land Is, features recent conservation partnerships with local families and farms. You can watch the shorter individual scenes here. You can also support Mount…

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!