Route 112 Scenic Byway to be protected

May 17th, 2011 | By | Category: General

Federal funds will help protect land along the Route 112 Scenic Byway, which runs from the Vermont border south through several towns in Franklin and Hampshire counties.

The Federal Highway Administration announced an award of $228,000 to the Franklin Regional Council of Governments to go toward natural and scenic land preservation measures along the byway. Possible steps are the purchase of conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions from landowners.

Read more here: Scenic route to be protected – MassLive.com.

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