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Watch video here.  Join in this virtual tour of the historic Dana Common, which is accessed from Gate 40 off Hardwick Road in Petersham. Maria Beiter-Tucker shares historical information and personal anecdotes from former residents.

Watch video here. Watch consulting forester Roger Plourde explain the conservation goals behind the timber harvesting at Henry’s Grove Preserve in Hubbardston.

Watch video here. Watch Dustin Day discuss using a feller-buncher to harvest timber for forest regeneration at Henry’s Grove Preserve in Hubbardston.

Watch video here. Watch forwarder operator Thomas Bolin discuss the equipment and process for harvesting timber at Henry’s Grove Preserve in Hubbardston.

Watch video here. Attorney Janet Morrison provides an introduction to Conservation Restrictions in Massachusetts.
Watch video here. In Massachusetts the current use property tax classification is known as Chapter 61. Attorney Janet Morrison describes the program and benefits to woodland landowners.

Watch Part 1 here. This is the first of a three-part video where Roger Plourde, a Massachusetts licensed forester, introduces woodland management to landowners.

Watch Part 2 here.

Watch Part 3 here. 

Watch video here. Ellen Anderson, a Massachusetts Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, explains how land is appraised, the many factors that influence valuation, and how a Conservation Restriction impacts value while conserving the land for the future.