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Date/Time Event
Thursday, November 2, 2017
7:00 pm

ANNUAL MEETING ON NOVEMBER 2


Westford Conservation Trust  – Annual Meeting

Mike Jones – Mass Wildlife

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7pm

Where: Parish Center for the Arts (PCA), 10 Lincoln St, Westford, MA 01886

Guest Speaker: Mike Jones – State Herpetologist

Our guest speaker this year will be Mass Wildlife State Herpetologist Mike Jones. With Westford a part of a regional focal area for Blanding’s Turtle conservation, Mike will talk about the ecology, habitat and behavior of Blanding’s Turtles, its close relatives and our efforts to stabilize populations in NE Massachusetts. Mike will also discuss freshwater turtle conservation and related topics.

Business Meeting – A short trust annual business meeting will be held from 7:00-7:30pm. Our guest speaker will follow this brief business meeting. Refreshments will also be served. Hope to see you there!


Location: Parish Center for the Arts, Westford MA

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Guided Nature Walks

photo of a guided walk
Guided Walks

The Westford Conservation Trust guides nature walks throughout the year. These walks are free of charge and take place rain/snow or shine. No sign-up or pre-registration is required.

Trust Meetings
Monthly Meetings: All members and other interested individuals are invited to attend the Westford Conservation Trust monthly meetings. Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month and begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Roudenbush Community Center. The annual meeting in November is an exception and there are no meetings in July and August.

Annual Meeting: The annual meeting takes place at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of November. At this meeting, Trust officers summarize our business for the year and we hold elections to fill positions whose terms are expiring. A special guest speaker makes a presentation when the business portion of the meeting is over. Refreshments are also served.

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Westford Conservation Trust Scholarships
Each year the Trust presents scholarships to Westford Academy students who show an interest in the cause of conservation. If you are interested in applying, please speak with a WA guidance counselor to obtain the correct forms. Education and conservation are foremost in the minds of the Trust directors and we hope to encourage the youth of Westford to follow this same passion.