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Every trail a vista to share – Lowell Sun With rakes and clippers, Bill Harman and his team of volunteers keep Westford’s paths clear so all can enjoy. WESTFORD —

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Nature Sightings

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Upcoming Events

Acker Conservation Land Hike

Guided Walk
Acker-Dean-DeSilva Land, Westford MA
Saturday, February 2, 2019
9:00 am - 10:30 am

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News and Updates

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – October 2018

The 2018 weather has been the most extreme many of us in the United States and even in Europe have ever experienced. In fact, instead of global warming, the climate change we are seeing is being called by scientists “global weirding”. It is thought that the extremes of cold and snow we experienced this winter

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – September 2018

August and September are bird migration months, and we are sad to see them go. Most of our hawks leave us mid-September when wind conditions are right, as do our hummingbirds, warblers and many others. Sometimes we wish that we could follow along as they make the journey, and now we can. In 2013, Judy

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – August 2018

Are the critters getting smarter, or am I getting dumber? This year, the squirrels and chipmunks have been besting us at every turn. It is sometimes comforting to think that humans are smarter than other animals, but if I ever believed that, I no longer do. As some of you know, my husband and I

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