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 Tuesday is a global day of charitable giving, falling on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. As we enter the holiday season and approach winter, your Giving … 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 and the Round 1 Distribution is $457,105.  This represents $147,105 more than last year’s match. “For almost all communities, this was the fourth straight year the … 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 purpose of the event. We occasionally schedule conservation area walks which allow friendly, well-behaved dogs. Members without dogs are welcome to attend these walks, but … 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 Town Forest,  Walden St. opposite the entrance to Concord-Carlisle High School. An outdoor public art installation along the trails of Concord’s Hapgood Wright Town Forest. This … 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 and granted a perpetual Agricultural Preservation Restriction to the Town of Acton and Sudbury Valley Trustees www.svtweb.org(SVT), which means that the land will be permanently protected from development. This project had many moving parts, and … Read more

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 provide a home for a non-profit food rescue and relief organization. The Simeone brothers, Carl, Mike and Paul have agreed to sell Stonefield to the … Read more