Events of Interest May 19, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  ACT’s Spring Bird Walk led by Acton birder, Al Sgroi, coordinated by ACT Trustee, Jody Harris at NARA Park last Tuesday. Between 7-9 AM the group saw 41 species of birds – including Baltimore Orioles and Indigo Buntings!  If you would like to see the list, we would be … Read more

Spring Bird Walk

What a lovely morning we had for our bird walk led by Al Sgroi at NARA Park. Here is the list of the birds and number of each species that we saw or heard. 41 species in all! 5/17/227:00 – 9:00 am1.6 miles Turkey vulture 1 Canada goose 2 Mallard 1 Red tailed hawk 1 Great … Read more

Events of Interest May 12, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  Don’t be surprised if you see a stone wall covered in black construction plastic on Wright Hill in Acton. The stone wall  was the focus of ACT’s recent Service Day aimed at  invasive species removal. Our volunteers did an amazing job  cutting and pulling the Oriental bittersweet out by … Read more

Events of Interest May 5, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  The following news and events may be of interest: Now – September 5New Exhibit:  Alive with Birds:  William Brewster in Concord Thursday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 PM, Walk ins welcome!Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA Visit this special exhibition to discover the beauty of birds.  William Brewster (1851-1919) … Read more

Spring Community Service Day 2022

Many thanks again to our volunteers for helping to remove invasives at our beautiful Wright Hill Conservation Area. We were lucky to have the best weather of the week for working. And work we did, judging by the piles of plants and root material which collected on the tarp! The beds we prepared on either side … Read more

Events of Interest April 29, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  ACT celebrated Earth Day last week with a beautiful walk of Pratt’s Brook Conservation Land.   Dogs were invited!  We were treated to this stately stand of old white pines,  blueberry “barrens”, two brooks, skunk cabbages, two big ant hills, and more – see the ACT Instagram page  … Read more

Events of Interest April 23, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  On a beautiful Wednesday morning this week the Acton Conservation Trust Conservation Restriction  (CR) Committee and Bettina Abe, Town of Acton Natural Resources Assistant, gathered at the 8.5 acre Caouette-Simeone Agricultural Conservation Restriction at 20 Maple Street.  We were delighted to be joined by Dylan Frazier, Director of … Read more

Earth Day Walk

ACT celebrated Earth Day on April 22, 2022 with a beautiful walk of Pratt’s Brook Conservation Land.   Dogs were invited!  We were treated to this stately stand of old white pines,  blueberry “barrens”, two brooks, skunk cabbages, two big ant hills, and more – see the ACT Instagram page

Events of Interest April 15, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  The Kingman Agricultural Conservation Restriction (CR) is the 1st of four that ACT is monitoring this spring.  Each year we inspect the boundaries for changes and follow up on any that are not permitted by the CR.  (This land is privately owned –  no public access).   We … Read more

Events of Interest April 8, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  The following news and events may be of interest: Now – September 5New Exhibit:  Alive with Birds:  William Brewster in Concord Thursday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 PM, Walk ins welcome!Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA Visit this special exhibition to discover the beauty of birds.  William Brewster (1851-1919) … Read more