Berkshire, Franklin County towns receive grants to improve outdoor recreational areas

More than $250,000 in grants have been awards to western Massachusetts communities or projects that will focus on conserving forests and improving access to outdoor recreational areas. A total of $253,200 will be distributed through ten grants to seven communities in Franklin and Berkshire Counties as well as two organizations as part of the Commonwealth’s celebration of Climate Week. The Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership is an effort developed to shape a program with the goal of protecting forests and improving the economy of the small towns between New York and Vermont state borders.

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