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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, December 2, 2017
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Jarvis Way Loop Trail

Take a late fall hike on trails near Griffin Road with Trust Director Rich Strazdas. We will explore the loop around Jarvis Way and, if time permits, go east toward the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail until we reach the large blowdown field, and then explore the trails from the end of Polar Bear Drive.
Wear sturdy footwear appropriate for the weather.
Park along Jarvis Way by the trail marker between #7 and #13 (Google erroneously insists it’s #17).
Sociable dogs on leash are welcome.

For further info, call Rich at 978-692-2057

Trails near Griffin Rd

Location: Jarvis Way Trail Loop, Westford MA

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Saturday, January 6, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Emmet Land from Trailside Way Hike

Enjoy the beauty of the Emmet Conservation Land in the Silent Season with Trust member Kate Hollister.  Sociable dogs on leash are welcome.  Be prepared for snow. Park at the end of Trailside Way, off Powers Rd, in the town parking area off the cul-de-sac.

Walks are free of charge, no sign up required.

For further information, call Kate at 978-392-6802


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

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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!


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

Walks in Westford

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Winter walkers
If you enjoy the natural world, want to learn about Westford trails, wildlife, and history, could use some company, or just need to get out and stretch your legs, consider joining a guided trail walk sponsored by the Trust. Usually held on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., these walks are open to all, free of charge, and fun! Walks take place rain or shine and no sign-up or pre-registration necessary. For details:
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