ACT News

Events of Interest January 19, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, Walden Pond – looking toward bathhouse The following news and events may be of interest: Friday, January 21-23 Reverse Global Warming@The 2022 (Virtual) … Read more

Events of Interest January 14, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, Heath Hen Meadow Conservation Land, Returning from Winter Island  The following news and events may be of interest: The Beacon Hill Weekly … Read more

Winter Island at Heath Hen Meadow

Date: January 23, 2022Time: 1:00-3:00 pmHave you had a chance to explore Winter Island at Heath Hen Meadow? This area is currently accessible only in winter, when we can take … Read more

Winter Wildlife Tracking Walk

Date: January 29, 2022, Snow date: February 6, 2022Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Acton Conservation Trust welcomes members and friends for a winter tracking walk led by Paul Wanta. We will walk … Read more

Events of Interest January 7, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, Fern covered rocky outcrops at Camp Acton Conservation Land, Acton, MA The following news and events may be of interest: Saturday, January … Read more

Events of Interest January 1, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, A beautiful early winter morning The following news and events may be of interest: Mourning the loss of Edward O. Wilson and … Read more

Events of Interest December 17, 2021

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, ACT Trustee, Jody Harris, posted this picture of the Quabbin Reservoir on our Instagram page from her recent visit. To see more … Read more

Events of Interest December 10, 2021

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, ACT, Natural Resources and Bob Ferrara spent some time exploring the 20 acre Anderson Parcel at 13 Arlington Street and the 12 … Read more

Events of Interest December 3, 2021

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, HELPING BOSTON AREA GLEANERS AT STONEFIELD FARM!!! Who’s behind those masks?  The entire Select Board, two “plus ones”, Rosalie and Beccah, along with … Read more

Events of Interest November 26, 2021

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following  news and events may be of interest: Oxyporus Fungi in Camp Acton Tuesday November 30, Boston Area Gleaners, Giving  TuesdayGiving … Read more

Events of Interest November 19, 2021

NEWS CPA November 2021 Statewide Trust Fund Distribution Announced. The state match is 39.4%!  For more information click here.  For the Town of Acton the net surcharge raised is $1,161,044 … Read more

ACT Event Pet Policy

Generally, we do not allow pets at our organized events. Most of our events focus on wildlife, tracking and plant information, therefore, pets can be a distraction from the main … Read more

Events of Interest November 12, 2021

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following  news and events may be of interest: Now through November 14 Art Ramble – Something in the Air Concord’s Hapgood Wright … Read more

A Beautiful Morning at Guggins Brook with Boot Boutwell

Some 15 ACT members and friends joined Naturalist and Storyteller Boot Boutwell for an early November walk in Guggins Brook. We enjoyed perfect weather while learning about witch hazel flowers … Read more

Stonefield Farm Success!

On July 30, the Boston Area Gleaners (BAG) www.bostonareagleaners.org completed the purchase of Stonefield farm. At the same time, they granted a perpetual Agricultural Preservation Restriction to the Town of … Read more

Poems and Stories from Grassy Pond

Join Boot for poems and stories from Grassy Pond conservation area. https://youtu.be/LFua_tWtVAc

Campaign for Stonefield Farm

ACT and SVT Launch Campaign to Preserve Stonefield Farm in South Acton We have the rare opportunity to permanently preserve one of Acton’s iconic farms, and at the same time … Read more

Upcoming Events

Winter Wildlife Tracking Walk

Winter Wildlife Tracking Walk

Saturday, January 29, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Guided Walk

Acton Conservation Trust welcomes members and friends for a winter tracking walk led by Paul Wanta. We will walk through the trails of North Acton, including Nashoba Brook, Robbins Mill, Spring Hill and Camp Acton Conservation Lands. This area is the largest continuous parcel of protected land in Acton, comprising 400+ acres.This will be a... Read more »

Annual Meeting Speaker - Claudia Thompson, founder of Grow Native

Annual Meeting Speaker - Claudia Thompson, founder of Grow Native

Sunday, March 13, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Annual Meeting

We will hold our Annual Meeting in the Acton Town Hall at 7PM.  After a short business meeting and officer elections we will hear from Claudia Thompson, founder of “Grow Native”, to give her give her talk on “Managing our Landscapes within an Ecological Framework from  Biodiversity to Climate Change”.  Claudia lectures extensively and holds... Read more »