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  • Protect MA forests in DCR comment period
    The comment period for the 10-year review of Mass. state land designations ends September 28, 2022. Click here to access a sign-on letter with this simple message, “We, the undersigned, call for state-owned lands administered by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, including all woodlands, reserves, watersheds, and undeveloped parklands, to be designated and permanently …
  • Carbon & Biodiversity Reserves on Our State Lands: Serving the Public Interest
    Landscape designations re-imagined to capture carbon and preserve biodiversity Register HERE for this online event to learn the issues and how to frame comments to the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation during the comment period that ends September 28, 2022. This backgrounder comes from experts in their fields: Michael Kellett, Executive Director of RESTORE: …
  • Eversource proposes massive tree cutting along transmission power lines!
    Eversource wants to cut all trees within 100 feet of transmission power  lines running from the Northfield Substation, through the towns of Erving, Wendell, Montague, Leverett, Shutesbury, Pelham, Belchertown, Amherst and Granby, to the Ludlow Substation in Ludlow, crossing two Environmental Justice communities: Wendell and Amherst. Eversource has filed with MEPA (Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office) in order to move forward …

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