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Massachusetts Assessment of Need pdf format of Approval of Massachusetts Assessment of Need
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The original Massachusetts Assessment of Need was approved in August 1993.  It established the original 5 Forest Legacy Areas.


Nashua River Greenway Forest Legacy Area Expansion, 2001 pdf format of Nashua River Greenway Forest Legacy Area Expansion
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Expanded the original Nashua River Greenway FLA.

North Quabbin Corridor Forest Legacy Area Expansion, 2010 pdf format of North Quabbin Corridor FL Expansion
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Expanded the original North Quabbin Corridor FLA.

Heritage Corridor Forest Legacy Area, 2013 pdf format of Heritage Corridor Forest Legacy Area Amendment
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Established a new FLA in south-central Massachusetts.

Western Mass Forest Legacy Area, 2016 pdf format of Western Mass FLA
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The most recent amendment to our Assessment of Need established a new Forest Legacy Area in Western Massachusetts.  Three existing FLAs - Connecticut Valley, Stockbridge Yokun Ridge, and Taconic Range - are now part of the Western Mass FLA.

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions or comments concerning the Forest Legacy Program in Massachusetts:
Lindsay Nystrom
Phone: (508) 792-7714 x114