21 Jan Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity
Program Name: Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity
Resource Type: State
State: Massachusetts, Northeast
Agency: Program Source: Grant
Description: The LAND Program (formerly the Self-Help Program) was established in 1961 to assist municipal conservation commissions acquiring land for natural resource and passive outdoor recreation purposes. Lands acquired may include wildlife, habitat, trails, unique natural, historic or cultural resources, water resources, forest, and farm land. Compatible passive outdoor recreational uses such as hiking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, bird observation and the like are encouraged. Access by the general public is required.