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Monthly Archives: December 2017

In the News: Natural environments & Brain Development

Natural environments, including green spaces, may have beneficial impacts on brain development:

Lifelong Residential Exposure to Green Space and Attention: A Population-based Prospective Study

Via Environmental Health Perspective

A Bit of GWLT History: A Week of Anniversaries

flower at Worcester Hospital State Farm CR

Photo by Jackie Lynn

It was a busy week in GWLT History!

On December 6, 1995, the Trust acquired the Brigham Road Parcels, expanded in November of 1997.

On December 7, 2006, the Candlewood MidState Easement was recorded.

On December 9, 2013, the Worcester Hospital Farm conservation restriction was granted.

GWLT In the News Today!

From Telegram.com:

Greater Worcester Land Trust buys link for Greenway

WORCESTER – The Greater Worcester Land Trust received its first gift of property near the Holden line on Dec. 6, 1995. Twenty-two years to the day, it bought the property across the street, securing a key connection linking 918 acres of the Four Town Greenway all the way up to Holden.

“Before (this property acquisition) there was 918 acres separated into two chunks,” said Colin Novick, executive director of the Greater Worcester Land Trust. “This puts the two chunks together.”

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