Earth Day 2016

 

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Celebrate Earth Day all month by supporting the month long Lowell Earth Day Celebration, Westford’s Town Wide Clean Up Day, and Concord’s Umbrella for the Arts Earth Day Event!

Earth Day Festival in Lowell – April 23rd

This free celebration features environmentally conscious organizations and artists, children’s activities, demonstrations, hands-on workshops, greenhouse tours, and local entertainment. It is a wonderful chance to learn about community gardening and what environmentally conscious organizations are accomplishing.

This family event is hosted by the Community Gardens Greenhouse and sponsored by the Lowell National Historical Park. It is held on Saturday, April 23, rain or shine! Food and drinks are available.

The event also kicks-off the annual volunteer season for the Community Gardens Greenhouse and Lowell National Historical Park. You’ll be able to learn about the season’s new projects and see what’s growing in the greenhouse!

Westford Town Wide Clean Up Day – April 30th

Meet at Roudenbush Community Center at 8:00 a.m. to register, get a free tee shirt and your location assignment. Return to Roudenbush at noon for free BBQ lunch!

To register your group, email bandrews@roudenbush.org

Concord Musketaquid Arts & Environment, Celebrating the Confluence of Art and Nature – Earth Day Celebration – April 30th from 9:30-2:00pm

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Upcoming Events

You can always check our upcoming events from the News and Events page. Here is a current list:

Date/Time Event
Saturday, May 14, 2016
7:30 am

Spring Bird Walk


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Baltimore Orioles – Marty Souza

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Barred Owl – Joel Tedford

Join Westford Conservation Trust birder Lenny Palmer for an early morning ramble at Westford’s birding “hot spot”, Emmet Conservation Land. We will search Nashoba Pond and wetland areas on Town and Audubon conservation lands for returning migrants and nesting resident birds. Bring binoculars and wear sturdy shoes as land can be rocky and hilly in places.

NO DOGS please. Park in the Town parking lot at the end of Trailside Way off Powers Road.

Walk is free of charge and no sign-up is required.

For more information call Lenny at 978-392-9876


Location: Trailside Way (Town Parking Area), Westford MA

(click event name to see full details, including directions, if available)

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Westford Stream Team Open House

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The Westford Stream Team is having an open house this Saturday, April 16th from 2:30 – 4:00pm in the Mary Atwood meeting Room, J.V. Fletcher Library. Stop by to learn more about the town and the trust’s water quality monitoring program, find out about last year’s results, and get some hands on experience with our sampling equipment.
Become a Citizen Scientist! Join us to learn more about how you can volunteer to monitor water quality in our streams for the 2016 season!

RichH

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Annual Meeting on November 5, 2015

Note: This meeting has already taken place.

Westford Conservation Trust’s Annual Meeting

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7pm

Where: Parish Center for the Arts

Guest Speaker: Rick Roth, The Creature Teacher

RothRick Roth, a conservationist and teacher, runs The Creature Teachers, a family owned environmental and animal education company. His goal is to educate the public about the wonders and diversity of the animals that share our planet. Continue reading Annual Meeting on November 5, 2015

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