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!  Become a frequent hiker! The Westford Conservation Trust now has a recognition program for dedicated hikers like you. At the urging of Trust member Andy Mallio, two levels of recognition are supported. If you visit every one of the hiking areas … 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

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