Westford Conservation Trust Chosen for Charitable Donation Program

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Westford Conservation Trust has been selected as the first beneficiary of the new Coghlin Companies Caring Corporate Citizen (“5C”) program. The program was formally launched in 2016 to further demonstrate Coghlin Companies’ commitment toward encouraging volunteerism and providing financial support to community service and philanthropic organizations that are important to its loyal team … Read more

Wildlife Watch, September 2016 by Marian Harman

Marian’s Wildlife Watch Blog Farmland is disappearing in Massachusetts. In response to open space loss, about ten years ago, the Mass Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, developed a continually updated document titled the Smart Growth Tool Kit. The Tool Kit website states, “We are losing agricultural lands and farming opportunities at an alarming … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman

Marian’s Wildlife Watch Blog Grey Catbird – Doug Pederson How are the birds doing in North America? To answer that question, the North American Bird Conservation Initiative, a consortium of forty conservation organizations and government agencies has just published an important new document titled “The State of North America’s Birds”. More than 350 species of … Read more

Grassy Pond

Grassy Pond is interesting right now because the water level is so low, and it really is “grassy”. The low water level is probably caused by all the sunny days with little rain in recent weeks.  It is said that Grassy Pond becomes entirely without water about once every 10 years. By the way, Grassy … Read more