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

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

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

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

Events of Interest April 1, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members:  The following news and events may be of interest: Now – April 2 Walk the New Storybook Trail featuring “The Mitten” by Jan BrettOpen dawn to dusk Burgess-Brown Land.  Street parking and trailhead found at the end of Murray Lane in Harvard, MA The Harvard Conservation Trust invites you to visit … Read more

Events of Interest March 24, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: Now – April 2 Walk the New Storybook Trail featuring “The Mitten” by Jan BrettOpen dawn to dusk Burgess-Brown Land.  Street parking and trailhead found at the end of Murray Lane in Harvard, MA The Harvard Conservation Trust invites you to … Read more

Events of Interest March 17, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, Many thanks to everyone who turned out for ACT Annual Meeting and came away inspired by landscape ecologist, Claudia Thompson, founder of Grow Native Massachusetts.  She reminded us that over the last 30 years that we have lost 3 billion birds from North America; birds are a … Read more