Events of Interest January 27, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: CPA News!  (from  Communitypreservation.org) There was a distribution of $10 million in state budget surplus funds that adds to what had already been a record-breaking year for the CPA Trust Fund. With the budget surplus funds now added in, all CPA … Read more

Events of Interest January 19, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: Friday, January 21-23 Reverse Global Warming@The 2022 (Virtual) Drawdown Festival – Tools for RegenerationExplore the schedule here. Saturday, January 22Waltham:  Duck Walk along the Charles River with Waltham Land Trust10-11:30 AM  130 River Street, Waltham, Meet in the parking … Read more

Events of Interest January 14, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: The Beacon Hill Weekly Round up – Mass Audubon Advocacy, January 10, 2022 The Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 99% of the world’s oceans – change that can drive wildlife to cooler waters, and force coastal communities to … Read more

Events of Interest January 7, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: Saturday, January 8 Emmet Land January Hike10-11:30 AM Emmet Conservation Land – meet at Trailside Way, off Powers Road in the town parking area of the cul-de-sac, WestfordWith over 500 acres of protected open space, the Emmet Conservation Land and … Read more

Events of Interest January 1, 2022

Dear Acton Conservation Trust Members and Other Friends, The following news and events may be of interest: Mourning the loss of Edward O. Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy, two champions of conservation who recognized humanity’s vital role in securing an ecologically stable future for our planet.   (From  Paul Salaman, President, Galapagos Conservancy, galapagos.org) Dr. Lovejoy – a … 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 photos, go to our Instagram page. Now through Saturday, January 1, 2022 Fifth Annual Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt! All Day With the help of local organizations and … 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 acre new annex being donated by the developer of 180 Newtown Road. All this land attaches to Bulette/Town Forest and will increase the acreage of … 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 two ACT Officers spent 3 hours on Wednesday, boxing fresh produce along with rice and peanut butter to go to Food Pantries in Cambridge, Dorchester, … 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 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