Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – APRIL 2022

Spring migration–the most exciting time of the year! April and May see the influx of southern birds into our yards and open spaces. We hear bird song from our resident and from our migratory birds. I love hearing their songs and like to try it identify them. I have spent many years learning bird songs … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – MARCH 2022

April is Earth Month in Westford! Westford Climate Action, and Co-sponsors, Westford Conservation Trust, J.V. Fletcher Library, Westford Historical Society, Healthy Westford Committee and others are pulling out all the stops to offer a great program of “Green” activities to honor our beautiful earth. The centerpiece of it all will be a large gathering on … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – February 2022

Believe it or not, Spring is coming. We know this by watching and listening to the birds.  Year-round residents such as tufted titmice, black-capped chickadees and Northern cardinals have been singing their territorial songs since January, and early migrants are beginning to arrive in Westford. The first southern migrants to arrive are the red-winged blackbirds. … Read more