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Sarandon Urges Support for Mount Grace in Pipeline Fight

Posted 11/22/15

Activist Susan Sarandon urges support for Mount Grace, PLAN-NE, and the Mass Power Forward Coalition's work challenging the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

Wingate Farm: New Hampshire's First Affordable Farm

Posted 9/22/15

“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

Stoddard Land Becomes Part of New Athol Town Forest

Posted 8/17/15

“We are proud to have this land protected forever for all generations to enjoy the quiet solitude and beauty"--Ralph Stoddard and Gloria Meuse.

How to Comment on the NED Pipeline

Posted 7/17/15

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…

Grant Helps Northfield Plan Accessible Trail

Posted 7/16/15

“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

Poplar Mountain: Rising to a Stewardship Challenge

Posted 5/20/15

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.

Royalston's Eagle Reserve

Posted 4/16/15

Thanks to everyone in Royalston and around the Mount Grace region who helped protect the Eagle Reserve! (Photo by Jeff Blanchard)

Images of Old New England at a Landmark Gill Farm

Posted 3/11/15

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.

Seeking Stewardship Volunteers

Posted 1/20/15

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.

Towns Unite to Conserve Quabbin Heritage Land

Posted 12/30/14

"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

Accessible Nature Trail a First for Northfield

Posted 11/25/14

Stop by the Gunnery Sergeant Jeffrey S. Ames Accessible Nature Trail in Northfield for a visit, or contact Mount Grace to volunteer!

MassLIFT Returns to its Roots

Posted 11/25/14

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.

A Will for the Woods in Wendell

Posted 11/13/14

Artist Bob Ellis's conservation legacy sustains Mount Grace and helps create a new farm to support a Wendell family.

TerraCorps Positions Available

Posted 5/12/14

Two half-term positions are now available for the 2017-18 TerraCorps Service Year, including a Regional Conservation Coordinator and a Service Learning Coordinator at two Massachusetts locations.

New Trail Shows the Way to Scenic Pond

Posted 2/12/14

The $194,000 fundraising campaign to protect Westminster's Muddy Pond is now complete! Thanks to to all who helped make this new conservation area a reality!

Creating a New Market for Local Farms

Posted 2/11/14

Help Mount Grace partner with the North Quabbin Community Co-op to address the gaps in our local food system and keep our region’s farmers on the land.

Neighbors Team Up to Protect Leyden’s Last Dairy Farm

Posted 1/10/14

Warren Facey’s lifelong dream for his family farm has been realized with the protection of 221 acres of land at Bree-Z-Knoll Farm as part of the Leyden Working Farms & Forests Conservation Partnership

Mount Grace Seeks to Renew National Accreditation

Posted 11/29/13

Mount Grace has applied to renew its accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission—a national body that certifies trusts that meet national standards for protecting lands in perpetuity.