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How to Comment on the NED Pipeline
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 designed to help FERC determine the scope...
Images of Old New England at a Landmark Gill Farm
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.
Inspired by Neighbors, Kellers Protect Historic Wendell Farm
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.
Landscape Conservation: Rare Wetland Protected in Winchendon
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.
Landscape Conservation: 1,800+ Acres Protected in 2012: A Banner Year!
Mount Grace protected 1,816 acres in 2012, including two farms; a conservation area on the Tully River; Phillipston’s town forest; and five properties qualifying for the state conservation tax credit.
Landscape Conservation: Ashburnham Forest Legacy Project Complete
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.
Landscape Conservation: Fellows Forest Legacy Project in Erving
Caroline and Verne Fellows have lived at the end of Murdock Hill Road since 1955 on land that has been in Verne’s family for a century.  Formerly a farm, the pastures and fields have now largely grown back to forest, but the cleared space...
Landscape Conservation: Forever Wild in Northfield
Northfield landowners Bill and Christine Copeland helped inaugurate Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust’s twenty-fifth year of land conservation by donating a 183-acre ‘Forever Wild’ conservation restriction to Mount Grace.  ...
Landscape Conservation: Nineteenth Hill CRs protect 700 acres of Forest in Winchendon
Collaboration by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, the Town of Winchendon, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, and the North Quabbin Regional Landscape Partnership has completed a landmark land conservation project protecting 866...
Landscape Conservation: Northfield Mount Hermon Conserves Trail
“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.

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