Public Hunting Lands Added

Posted Monday July 24, 2017 by wf_admin

Your support was a part of a joint effort between Massachusetts hunters and anglers to acquire and protect habitat. The Wild Lands Acquisition Program purpose was to seek out important wildlife habitat and purchase it before it was paved over by developers. The state’s hunters and anglers agreed to an additional $5 charge on their licenses. These funds combined with Wildlife Forever’s support raised $1.5 million. One of the first pieces of property purchased was near Royalston, Massachusetts is a beautiful piece of property that includes several important land types. The Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust/Fred Heyes acquisition included wetlands, upland habitat and a waterway. Your support was a part of this important project which has preserved important habitat for all time.