April-May  2011

Friday, April 15
EARTH DAY/Support our Land Trusts/ACT/SVT      
ACT has partnered with SVT to raise public awareness of the value of land trusts by placing lawn signs in strategic locations around Town.  These signs will be up for 2 weeks; one week prior to Earth Day and one week after Earth Day.
ACT thanks SVT for creating this opportunity and ACT thanks our Members in prominent locations who volunteered to host a sign.

Monday, April 18

Noon-4 PM
Hosmer House, Jones Tavern, and the Faulkner Homestead  End:  Town Hall
 Ride the Patriots Day Trolley The Spirit of Acton - 1775 and 1861
For a Day filled with entertainment, games, crafts, animals, 18th and 19th century demonstrators, storytellers, and tours of historic buildings
Park at Acton's Town Hall and ride on one of the three Patriots Day trolleys to the 3 historic homes.
For more information: or

Friday, April 22


Saturday, April 30
10-4 PM
Acton Clean Up Day
Green Acton Invites you to participate in
Acton Clean Up Day
Join friends and neighbors in taking care of your very own piece of Acton!  Come to any one of the three locations listed below to pick up trash bags.  You can make a difference and make Acton (your neighborhood, a busy street, a nearby commercial district) trash-free.  Return the bags full of trash to any of the three sites.  Refreshments provided at each site.

1. Acton Center: lawn in front of Acton Memorial Library on Rte. 27
2. South Acton:  Jones Tavern on Rt 27 before South Acton bridge
3. West Acton: Parking lot at Douglas School on Elm Street

Join friends and neighbors in taking care of Acton!
Acton Cleanup Day contact people:
Laurie Ullmann, 263-2037,, Clint Seward, 263-8627, Terry Lindgren 263-8627,
Sponsors: Town of Acton including Natural Resources Dept., Highway Dept., Acton Municipal Dept., Acton Citizens for Environmental Safety, Acton Republican Town Committee, and local businesses.

Saturday, May 7

9 AM - 2 PM
Conant School
Drop & Swap
Clean out your house!  Repurpose usable goods! Hunt for treasures!
For more information, see

The Acton Conservation Trust is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that can hold permanent conservation easements, accept gifts of land, accept tax-deductible gifts to be used for open space preservation and purchase land for conservation purposes.  We also provide education to landowners about various options for preservation.  ACT is one of more than 130 such organizations in Massachusetts, and is a member of the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition and the national Land Trust Alliance. 
Copyright © 2001-2011 by Acton Conservation Trust. All rights reserved.
Revised: April 10, 2011