WCT Bird Walk at Emmet Conservation Land – list of birds & wildlife 5/14/22

WCTrust BirdWalk at Emmet Land May 14, 2022 7:30-9:15 a.m. Led by Lenny Palmer Bird & wildlife ID assist by Marian Harman   A beautiful day–warm, sunny, very few biting insects   Birds Ovenbird, 2-3 Baltimore Oriole, 2-3 Warbling Vireo, 2 Common Yellowthroat, 1 Yellow Warbler, 1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak, 1-2 Prairie Warbler, 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler, … Read more

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

Earth Day Ideas Moving Forward!

Thanks to all who stopped by our Trust table at the Earth day event on our town common! Thanks to Westford Climate Action and  co-sponsors who helped make this such a successful Earth day and Earth Month! We were able to give out 70 young native tree and shrub seedlings at this event. If you … Read more

Hike the Trails of Westford and Win an Award – Rich Strazdas

Do you frequent trails in town? Explore new areas beyond the same old trails! Do you need to get out of the house, and experience fresh air in a safe haven? Become a frequent hiker! The Westford Conservation Trust now has a recognition program for dedicated hikers like you. At the urging of Trust member … Read more

Vernal Pool Critters

Late winter/early spring is the time to look out for activity near your local vernal pool on the first rainy, warm nights of spring.   Here are some photos from areas near a few Westford vernal pools from Saturday, MARCH 12th Any day now, when we get a big soaking rain with a nighttime temperature … Read more