Upton Conserves 92 Acres

Mechanic Street Property. Photo by Lauren Scheuer.
Mechanic Street Property. Photo by Lauren Scheuer.

The Mechanic Street Property in Upton is conserved! The Town of Upton has purchased these 92 acres that include a beautiful vernal pool and several intermittent streams. Part of a mosaic of open space and wildlife habitat, the property has long been a priority for protection. 

Congratulations to the Town, which used Community Preservation Act funds to cover part of the purchase price. Congratulations also to a local group that raised over $150,000 toward the purchase through a community crowdfunding campaign.

SVT also contributed to the purchase, and will hold a conservation restriction on the property. Going forward, we’ll work with the Upton Conservation Commission to create trails and help manage the land.