Scouts BSA Conservation Land and Trail Projects

2018-2019 Westford Conservation Trust and Westford Scout Trail Alliances by David Ebitson Over the last several months Westford Boy Scouts have exemplified Scout laws of “Loyal, Helpful and Friendly” by completing several remarkable projects on Westford Conservation Trust property. These challenging projects have contributed to Westford’s trail system along with improvements which will have long … Read more

Message from Trust President Ron Gemma on Article 16

The Westford Conservation Trust Board of Directors recently voted to oppose the amendment to the Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) of protected farmland at 66-68 Boston Rd as proposed in Article 16 of the March 23rd Town Meeting warrant. This is a very important conservation issue for the town and the Board felt it very important … Read more

Recap: Annual Meeting with guest speaker Jennifer Forman Orth

Many thanks to all who attended our recent Annual Meeting at the Parish Center for the Arts. We started with a short business meeting including recent trust activity updates from our President Ron Gemma. This was followed by our guest speaker, MDAR environmental biologist Jennifer Forman Orth who presented a very informative and enjoyable presentation … Read more

In the news

Every trail a vista to share – Lowell Sun With rakes and clippers, Bill Harman and his team of volunteers keep Westford’s paths clear so all can enjoy. WESTFORD — Bill Harman walked along a neatly carved path through the woods, occasionally pausing halfway through a sentence to crouch and pick up a stray wrapper … Read more

Annual Town Meeting on MARCH 24th – Conservation Funding Requests

President’s Message Important Land Conservation CPC funding requests at Annual Town Meeting Abbot Elementary School Gym Saturday, March 24th, 2018 starting at 10 am A request to fund the conservation of two historic, beautifully diverse and undeveloped properties are on the warrant at this Saturday’s Town Meeting. CPA Funds are being requested to: Secure a permanent … Read more