Middleboro: State conservation grant is given

Conservationists in Middleboro are getting a boost from the state.

The community is among those across Massachusetts to receive a grant aimed at non-profit groups.

All told, $504,000 is being given to seven organizations to preserve more than 200 acres of open space in the state.

A $60,000 grant is being given to the Buzzards Bay Coalition for the Rocky Gutter Wildlife Corridor Project in Middleboro.

It’s 30 acres of land that provide a buffer to the headwater wetland areas containing wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities.

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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.