Those who appreciate the pastoral nature of Franklin County owe that rural ambience to the many landowners and farmers who shield their fields and forests
from development. Many of them work with local land trusts to preserve that protection in perpetuity. And so it is we all — residents or visitors,
driving or bicycling — get to enjoy this picturesque backdrop in our travels.
Franklin Land Trust has protected 34,000 acres in our region over 32 years, for example, and since 1986, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust has helped
protect more... Read More