303 acres of Nobscot Scout Reservation preserved

Published on Thursday, 12/18/2008 2:18 pm | by Planning & Community Development | Automatically Archived on 1/26/2009

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A 303 acre portion of the Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury was permanently conserved today by Sudbury Valley Trustees, the Town of Sudbury, and the Knox Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America. The protection of this beautiful and historic land has long been a high priority for Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) and the Town. The property has now been protected through the purchase, by SVT and the Town, of a conservation restriction that will allow the reservation to continue operating as a Scout camp while permanently limiting development of the property.

Following eight years of negotiations among the parties, an agreement was reached last summer that allowed SVT and the Town to purchase the conservation restriction (CR) from the Knox Trail Council.  The purchase price was appropriated by Sudbury

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