Events of Interest December 2, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, The following news and events may be of interest: If you prefer, you may read “Events of Interest” on our website, ActonConservationTrust.org Boston Area Gleaners are back this week and ready to harvest fall and winter veggies like kale, carrots, leeks and more. We also may have one or … Read more

Events of Interest November 26, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, I hope everyone had  a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday with friends and family  – so much to be grateful for. The following news and events may be of interest: If you prefer, you may read “Events of Interest” on our website, ActonConservationTrust.org Now – December 17 Experience Destination:  Nature, An Evocative … Read more

Events of Interest November 16, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, The link to Anna Fialkoff’s talk last 10/13 “Garden as if the Earth Matters”  has been added to our website: https://actonconservationtrust.org/garden-as-if-the-earth-matters-planting-for-biodiversity-and-climate-resilience/ If you missed her talk, you can still hear how gardening with native plants helps foster biodiversity and  and creates more resilient landscapes. Our December 3 member appreciation Evening of … Read more

Events of Interest November 9, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, Check out the new 70′ long high tech boardwalk under construction over Heath Hen Meadow Brook – Trex decking and aluminum poles.  Many thanks to Community Preservation Act (CPA) for funding the project and to Bettina Abe’s crew of boardwalk builders.  The trail to the boardwalk is accessed … Read more

Events of Interest October 27, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, Many thanks to Jody Harris, ACT’s Events Coordinator, for facilitating ACT Service Day at Spring Hill Conservation Land – and thank you to the 20 Students from ABRHS fulfilling service hours for National Honor Society and AP Environmental Science.  They came equipped with gloves, loppers and clippers.  Many … Read more

Events of Interest October 20, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, Many thanks to Jody Harris, ACT’s Events Coordinator, for facilitating this spectacular mushroom forage event with Jonathan Kranz of @bostonmycoclub.     Jonathan led a group of 29  including 3 children through Great Hill Conservation Land (including newly protected land at 4 Piper Lane) to observe and learn about fascinating … Read more

Events of Interest October 14, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, In case you missed last night’s presentation “Garden as if the Earth Matters” by Anna Fialkoff, of the Wild Seed Project, and co-sponsored by EnergizeActon, Acton Conservation Trust, and the Garden Club of Acton, here are a few photos to tide you over until ActonTV cleans up the … Read more

Events of Interest October 6, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, VOLUNTEERING BOSTON AREA GLEANERS    (Sign up to volunteer at https://www.bagetc.org/gleanlist.php) Thursday, October 6Windrow and Harvest Butternut Squash9:00am – 12:00pm Location: Acton, MA Apple Harvest9:00am – 12:00pmLocation: Groton, MA Windrow and Harvest Butternut Squash1:00pm – 4:00pm: Location: Acton, MA Apple Harvest1:00pm – 4:00pmLocation: Groton, MA Friday, October 7thApple Harvest9:00am – 12:00pmLocation: Groton, MA … Read more

Events of Interest September 28, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, See as many hawks as possible this SeptemberHawks are on the move! And September’s the best time for watching them. Thousands of hawks move through the state at this time of year. If the winds are right, you may catch a kettle of Broad-winged Hawks along with Sharp-shinned Hawks, Northern Harriers, and … Read more

Events of Interest September 22, 2022

Dear Friends and Acton Conservation Trust Members, The following news and events may be of interest:(If you prefer, you may read “Events of Interest” on our website, ActonConservationTrust.org) Thank you to the nice group who joined us for Sunday’s Nature Walk at Grassy Pond West!   VOLUNTEERING BOSTON AREA GLEANERS (Sign up to volunteer at https://www.bagetc.org/gleanlist.php) Wednesday,  September … Read more