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MassLIFT-AmeriCorps: Sampling the Falls River

Posted 11/29/13

Common Ground: Sampling the Falls River

Landscape Conservation: Ashburnham Forest Legacy Project Complete

Posted 11/29/13

Phil Hagar has volunteered as land steward at the Tuck Conservation Area since 2000. Now, he has worked with Mount Grace to protect his land as part of the Metacomet-Monadnock Forest Legacy Project.

Forever Wild in Northfield

Posted 11/29/13

“We chose to go ‘Forever Wild’ because we just wanted to get some old forest.”—Bill Copeland

Farm Conservation: Greenfield's Town Farm

Posted 11/29/13

"We all believe in a better future; and for anyone who has ever worked the land, one thing is for sure: growing a farm is the ultimate act of faith in a better future.”--Jay Lord

Landscape Conservation: Protecting New England's National Trail

Posted 11/29/13

"We want to share our land with hikers, snowshoers, and cross country skiers. For us it is the perfect legacy."--Sam and Barbara Richardson

Mount Grace 25th Annual Meeting: Bob Durand Speaks

Posted 11/29/13

Mount Grace Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting: Bob Durand Speaks about the Tully Initiative

Community Conservation: Lawton Forest - 30 Years Ago

Posted 11/29/13

30 years ago today, Mount Grace purchased the 365-acre Lawton Tree Farm - our first project! Here's the story from the December 30, 1986 Greenfield Recorder.

Landscape Conservation: Northfield Mount Hermon Conserves Trail

Posted 11/29/13

“Northfield Mount Hermon is very pleased to have worked closely to support the excellent work and land stewardship of our neighbors at Mount Grace.” --NMH Head of School Charles A. Tierney III.

Mount Grace's Campaign for Affordable Farms

Posted 11/29/13

Learn more about Mount Grace's innovative work with Red Fire Farm in Montague and the Campaign for Affordable Farms model of shared farm ownership.

Stewardship: Paul Dunn Beetle Survey

Posted 11/29/13

Neighbors, hikers, and casual visitors to Mount Grace's Paul C. Dunn Woodland Preserve in Ashburnham are all asking the same question...What are those things?

Community Conservation: First National Blueway

Posted 11/29/13

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar named the Connecticut River the nation's first Blueway, a designation meant to recognize and support local conservation, recreation, and restoration efforts.

Stewardship: New Trail at Fox Valley

Posted 11/29/13

Phillipston Scout Thomas Rose has remodeled the hiking trail at the Fox Valley Conservation Area for his Eagle Scout Project.

Farm Conservation: Protecting Murdock Farm

Posted 11/29/13

The Winchendon Springs Working Landscape Project, funded by Massachusetts’ new Landscape Partnership Grant, will permanently conserve 650 acres of land in Winchendon.

MassLIFT-AmeriCorps: Stories from Our Volunteers

Posted 11/29/13

Watch video of the most recent year of MassLIFT-AmeriCorps service and find out more about Sarah Wells, Mount Grace's newest staff member.

Twenty Hikes Download Available

Posted 11/29/13

Free downloads of Mount Grace's Twenty Years, Twenty Hikes guide to hikes on protected land are now available through the website (Photo David Brothers).

Phillipston Creates a New Town Forest

Posted 11/29/13

“Thousand Acre Brook and its surrounding woods are such a beautiful part of a much larger landscape...we hope to demonstrate the goal of conservation, man and nature living in harmony.” Rose Frizzell