WCT 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting NOV 4th @ 7PM

Virtual 2021 Westford Conservation Trust Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 4th at 7 pm Members and friends are invited to join us for our our Annual Trust Meeting. We will have a brief Trust business meeting followed by our guest speaker. Hope you can join us! Guest Speaker – Nature Photographer Jim McCormac Conservation Photography: … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – September 2021

What Good Is A Forest? What good is a forest? How do I count the ways? We know by experience, especially during the past year, how soothing and peaceful it feels to walk in a forest. We read that trees release chemicals into the air that help them to communicate with each other, but which … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – August 2021

Many of us have taken down our birdfeeders this summer, due to the mystery bird disease that is affecting the east coast and mid-west. We are feeling a profound loss of the color and song in our yards. We miss “our” birds! What to do? Well, the birds are still around, but we need to … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – JULY 2021

You may have heard by now the sad news that birds are experiencing a new, mystery illness. The illness is progressing through Texas, the Mid-Atlantic states and up the east coast.  As of this writing it is said to have come as far north as northern New Jersey, and not yet in New England. However, … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – June 2021

Chemical Free Lawns Our lawns should be kept chemical free, and mown less frequently. Rob Moir of the Ocean River Institute of Cambridge, MA has studied lawns and bees. He found in a study he conducted in Springfield MA this past May that “lawns mowed every three weeks instead of weekly resulted in as many … Read more