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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Activist Susan Sarandon urges support for Mount Grace, PLAN-NE, and the Mass Power Forward Coalition's work challenging the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have so many dedicated people help us protect our family farm and we are grateful to have such a supportive farming community around us" Olivia Pettengill
“We are proud to have this land protected forever for all generations to enjoy the quiet solitude and beauty"--Ralph Stoddard and Gloria Meuse.
This page offers a quick guide on how to offer public comment on the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline during the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) "scoping period." The scoping period is…
“We are so pleased to be able to protect this land, that we cherish, forever. The new trail will make it possible for people to come out here and bear witness to the beauty of the land--Nancy Ames
Since 2006, when Erving voted to create a Town Forest, Mount Grace has worked with the Town to protect Poplar Mountain. Now, the Mountain is in the proposed route of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
Thanks to everyone in Royalston and around the Mount Grace region who helped protect the Eagle Reserve! (Photo by Jeff Blanchard)
The historic Gill property formerly owned by Clesson Blake and Ruth Cook has now been permanently protected with a conservation restriction donated to Mount Grace.
Mount Grace is currently seeking volunteers to help monitor properties and hiking trails in several towns, including Gill, Leverett, Northfield, Petersham, Royalston, Wendell, and Winchendon.
"We're pleased to be able to protect this land for future generations to use as we did: for exploration, bird and nature study, and for our father’s favorite—blueberry picking."--Ernie LeBlanc
Stop by the Gunnery Sergeant Jeffrey S. Ames Accessible Nature Trail in Northfield for a visit, or contact Mount Grace to volunteer!
AmeriCorps members from across the state volunteered to help Just Roots put the Greenfield Community Farm to bed for the winter and to spruce up Greenfield Energy Park.