Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – November 2021

Climate change is the most important challenge the world faces. As I write this, the UN COP26 summit has just adjourned in Glasgow, Scotland. This is the 26th UN Climate Change Conference. COP stands for Conference of the Parties. The parties are the 197 countries that are members of the UN Framework Convention on Climate … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – October 2021

Fall is the time for many animals to migrate south. We know that many species of birds migrate and also that Monarch Butterflies migrate. But did you know that Green Darner Dragonflies also migrate? Green Darners are large, strong dragonflies. Males are about 3 ” long, with a 2″-wide wingspan. Both male and female have … Read more

WCT 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting NOV 4th @ 7PM

Post talk update: To enjoy the recording of our Trust annual meeting and our Guest Speaker Jim McCormac’s presentation – click here **please note, to jump to the guest speaker presentation, this starts at 19:00 minutes Virtual 2021 Westford Conservation Trust Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 4th at 7 pm Members and friends are invited … Read more

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – September 2021

What Good Is A Forest? What good is a forest? How do I count the ways? We know by experience, especially during the past year, how soothing and peaceful it feels to walk in a forest. We read that trees release chemicals into the air that help them to communicate with each other, but which … Read more