Coyote

This picture was taken in the morning on October 31st by Jeff Morse at a small nearby pond at the corner of Vose road and Old Lowell Rd in Westford To learn more about Coyotes in MA, check out Mass Audubon at https://www.massaudubon.org/learn/nature-wildlife/mammals/coyotes

Late Summer Visitors

Here are a few recent sightings of Monarch Butterflies along with a Tiger Swallowtail, Fritillary and Hummingbird Moth. All enjoying some nectar from Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) which can aggressively reseed so best to keep an eye on where you plant this butterfly attracting shrub. These were all seen in late summer – August and … Read more

Skunk Cabbage – Tom Paul Trail (lower section)

One of the newly emerged skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) seen next to the extensive bog bridges on the lower section of the Tom Paul Trail – photo by Bill Duane, March 27, 2020 From New England Wildlife Center, Weymouth, MA – Native to eastern North America, skunk cabbage prefers to grow in wetlands. This plant … Read more

WESTFORD WILDLIFE GALLERY FOR 2019

Westford’s wildlife photographers were busy this year! Check out some of the wonderful flora & fauna photographs submitted to Marian Harman for our Photo Gallery for 2019.   We love to receive your photos of flora and fauna from around Westford for our website and ourĀ  Facebook photo album. Email photos to: photos@westfordconservationtrust.org Be sure … Read more