Events of Interest


Internships are available this fall at Environmental Voter Project for Boston-area college students 

Boston area college students interested in politics or environmental issues are invited to apply by Nathaniel Stinnett, Founder and Director of the Environmental Voter Project. Every Fall, Spring, and Summer, the Environmental Voter Project welcomes 10-12 college students into this highly-rated internship program. 

Apply for interviews right now for internships that begin in September.   All interns will work at Environmental Voter Project headquarters in downtown Boston, where they will work closely with EVP’s staff to learn about campaigning, political communications, and data analytics.  


JOB DESCRIPTION: Fall Internship.

Monday, July 16 
Mushroom Walk in Estabrook Woods 
1-3 PM 
Estabrook Woods, Concord, MA
Learn about mushrooms with mycologist Lawrence Millman, author of “Fascinating Fungi of New England.”:  Dr. Millman, author of “Fascinating Fungi of New England.:  Space is limited to the first 20 participants.  For more information and to RSVP, email

Tuesday, July 17, 24, and August 7
Summer Yoga Series in the Barn 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM 
Wolbach Farm, Sudbury 
A series o an all-level Vinyasa flow class.  Feel the breeze through the open barn doors and hear the sounds of nature while you practice.  Taught by Marge Bacon.  SVT members:  $20; Non-members:  $40 Registration required at

Saturday, August 4 
Explore the Smith Land:  Black Pond Walk 
10-11 AM, Free
Smith Property Littleton 
Walk by interesting rock formations and enjoy a view of Black one at the site of  new SVT conservation project.    Registration required at

August 5
Summer Evening Strolls at Beals Preserve 
6:30  PM 
Park in cul de sac at the end of Red Gate Lane off Flagg Road, Southborough.
Join Trustee Debbie Costine of the Southborough Open Land Foundation for informal evening strolls along the trails of the beautiful Beals Preserve.  We  will be looking at the flora and fauna asa well as noting a bit of history of this former pasture.  We also plan to photograph specific areas to note changes from spring to late summer.  All are welcome.  Bring cameras and binocular; but please, no dogs.  Questions?  Visit or email: 


Acton WildAware is a local wildlife awareness program sponsored by the Acton Natural Resources Department that runs from fall, 2015 through Fall, 2017. To participate, read monthly articles in the Beacon and Action Unlimited.  The most recent Beacon article was published on 9/28/17, “Co-existing with, protecting native snakes in region” by Paula Goodwin.  It will also be posted on the Land Stewardship Committee website,
Send WildAware your local wildlife photos; “like” and visit the Acton WildAware Facebook page; get a free button at town hall to show you are WildAware! For more info email or call 978-929-6634.

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