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Losing Ground

Masachusetts Audubon has released Losing Ground: Planning for Resilience (Fifth Edition). The report documents the pace and patterns of land development and land protection in Massachusetts between 2005 and 2013.

Three New Conservation Restrictions in Mendon

On June 26 Metacomet was granted Conservation Restrictions on three parcels owned by the Town of Mendon, totaling 147 acres. The Meadow Brook Uplands: This 97 acre parcel was purchased by the town using Massachusetts LAND grant funds, Massachusetts Community...
Whitney Conservation Area Update

Whitney Conservation Area Update

Support from the Metacomet Land Trust helped the Upton Land Stewardship Committee raise over $15,000 to construct fencing and a parking lot at the Whitney Conservation Area. The fence and parking area have been constructed. Thank you to all who contributed! About the...

The Benefits of Open Space

A new report, “The Return on Investment in Parks and Open Space in Massachusetts” authored by the Trust for Public Land, has been released. Highlights from the report: For every $1 invested in land conservation, $4 in natural goods and services is returned...