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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.

Grant to Help Neighbors Conserve Leyden's Last Dairy Farm

Posted 11/29/13

Warren Facey and Leigh Youngblood at Bree-Z-Knoll Farm, one of 11 properties involved in the 800-acre Leyden Landscape Partnership.

Walking Their Music to the People

Posted 11/29/13

Mount Grace hosted Musicians Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards at our newly-protected Hidden Valley Conservation Area for the 2013 Massachusetts Walking Tour.

Securing Free Organic Food for Local Families in Need

Posted 11/29/13

Winchendon’s Noonday Farm serves neighbors by providing free organic food to those in need and offering education programs in growing healthy food and sustainable living practices.

Report Urges Conservation Investment Zone Approach

Posted 11/29/13

Local business leaders have joined with Mount Grace and other conservation and community groups to offer a detailed assessment of opportunities for sustainable investment in the Quabbin region.

Quabbin Conservation Investment Zone Assessment

Posted 11/29/13

Business leaders and members of conservation and community groups joined with Harvard Forest, the Highstead Foundation, and Mount Grace this summer to produce The Greater Quabbin Conservation…

A Sustainable Future for Local Farming

Posted 11/29/13

Buy local food initiatives have taken hold across the nation. Urban, suburban and rural communities alike are responding to the option of securing access to fresher, tastier and more nutritious food.…

Sustainable Forestry at the Arthur Iversen Conservation Area

Posted 11/29/13

Mount Grace will be conducting a sustainable timber harvest, accompanied by forestry tours, this winter at our Arthur Iversen Conservation Area in Warwick.

Campaign for Affordable Farms Reaches $400,000 Goal

Posted 11/29/13

“Thanks to the support of more than 400 donors, Red Fire Farm will become a permanently affordable whole farm providing fresh, healthy produce forever.”

Landscape Conservation: Rare Wetland Protected in Winchendon

Posted 11/29/13

On the Friday before Christmas 2009, Victoria Shaw signed the deed for a land protection deal to conserve 104 acres of her land, including an extremely rare wetland in Winchendon.

Common Ground: Volunteers Needed to "Adopt" Tully Trail

Posted 11/29/13

As one of the original partners in the foundation of the Tully Trail, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust is now seeking groups of volunteers to adopt short sections of the trail.