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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

Nature Sighting photos are from area residents and visitors. To share your great, Westford area, outdoor photo, send it to us!

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 – July 2018

Do you enjoy feeding and watching our most beautiful birds the ruby-throated hummingbird? I have been reading a book with my book club titled The Fastest Things on Wings by Terry Masear. She is a Hollywood-based wildlife rehabilitator who works only with hummingbirds. In her fifteen-year career as a hummingbird rehabber, rescuing thousands of hummingbirds,

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – June 2018

Are you a birder? If so, are you a contributor to eBird? This interactive birding website was developed by Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and launched in 2002. Anyone can join free of charge. The website describes the program this way: “eBird transforms a global birding community’s passion for birds into critical data for research, conservation,

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – April 2018

Now that May has arrived and our spring trees, shrubs and wildflowers are blooming, we should give some thought to bees, our most important pollinators. Without them, we would have very few plants. Or as a recent USDA report states, “The world as we know it would not exist if there were no bees to

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