land conservation

New England News
12:30 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

MA Dept. of Fish and Game Reaches Milestone

On a hilltop in West Stockbridge, environmental officials announce the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game is now protecting 200,000 acres of land.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Environmental officials from across Massachusetts were in the Berkshires this week to celebrate a conservation milestone.

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New England News
6:06 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

$1.9 Million Awarded to Protect Land from Development in Western Mass.

Farmland in the Berkshire town of Egremont preserved under Massachusetts' Agricultural Preservation Restriction program.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Governor Deval Patrick’s administration recently awarded nearly $2 million in grants to preserve large tracts of undeveloped land in Western Massachusetts.

Last week Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan announced the Landscape Partnership Program is supporting two projects to protect thousands of acres of agricultural and wooded land from development in Franklin and Berkshire Counties.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Saratoga P.L.A.N. and ASA's Tour de Farm

July 29th is the date when bikers hit the road and help save farmland. Tour de Farm, now in its third year, is a recreational bicycle ride organized by ASA and Saratoga P.L.A.N. in partnership with Saratoga National Historical Park. Teri Ptacek - Executive Director of the Agricultural Stewardship Association and Maria Trabka, director of Saratoga P.L.A.N. join us to tell us more.