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Northampton Reaches 25 Percent Open Space Goal


     The city of Northampton, Massachusetts recently made new land purchases, including the only bog located in the city, to add to its acreage of permanently protected open space.

      The new acquisitions totaled 146 acres and cost approximately $650,000. 

       It also marked a milestone, as now one-quarter of the city is protected land.

     WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Wayne Feiden, Northampton’s Director of Planning and Sustainability.

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