western massaschusetts http://wamc.org en Conservation Restriction Placed on Forested, Western MA Mountain http://wamc.org/post/conservation-restriction-placed-forested-western-ma-mountain <p>Officials have placed a conservation restriction on a forest covered mountain in western Massachusetts marking the largest private land conservation deal in the state in nearly a century. WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>The conservation restriction on 3,500 acres of Brushy Mountain in the towns of Leverett and Shutesbury allows forestry operations to continue, but conserves wildlife habitat and will provide recreational access to the public on what was previously private land.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 11:57:02 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40029 at http://wamc.org Conservation Restriction Placed on Forested, Western MA Mountain