Did you know there is an American Chestnut tree breeding orchard in Westborough? The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) brings this fascinating story about the work that is being done there with this presentation at the WCLT’s annual meeting on June 12, 2023. Presenter Brad Smith joined the American Chestnut Foundation in the early 1990’s, […]
The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) recently hosted a family-friendly event entitled “Snakes of New England and the World” presented by snake expert Rick Roth. Watch a fun montage clip recapping the day here.
On Sunday, February 12, 2023, WCLT held a presentation with Nancy Wright. The focus was on nature photography! Attendees learned tips, tricks, and go-to gear from Westborough resident and award-winning nature photographer Nancy Wright. They heard the stories behind some of her favorite photos, including several that are part of her portfolio that won the […]
The Westborough Community Land Trust celebrated their 25th anniversary on October 2nd, 2022. The event included live music from Luanne Crosby, a presentation from Kris Allen and Chris Sassetti about the past and future of WCLT, a Caterpillar lab, cornhole and games, food, and self guided hikes!
Come join us as we explore trails at Bowman Conservation Area/Sandra Pond/The Reservoir. It’s the Westborough Community Land Trust’s 25th anniversary and we’re highlighting some of the many great trails they offer, including “THE CHARM BRACELET OF WESTBOROUGH”- spanning all around our town. There are hundreds of acres of trails the WCLT maintains and we […]
It’s the Westborough Community Land Trust’s 25th anniversary and we’re going to highlight some of the many great trails they offer, including what is called “THE CHARM BRACELET OF WESTBOROUGH”- spanning all around our town. Many townies are not aware of the hundreds of acres of trails the WCLT offers and we are here to […]
Welcome to Get Involved to Get Connected, the show that gives you information on organizations, clubs, and services that make the town of Westborough a community. This week’s episode: Westborough Community Land Trust For more information on how to get involved: Visit: https://westboroughlandtrust.org Mail: Westborough Community Land Trust PO Box 838 Westborough , MA 01581
4/26/21 – In the times of COVID, bird-watching in the serenity of nature has become a popular pastime. An early nature-lover, Edward Howe Forbush (1858-1929) lived in Westborough, became the state ornithologist, and a founder of the Massachusetts Audubon Society. The Library’s case of stuffed birds is a product of his expertise at age 18. […]
Please spread the word from the Community Land Trust re: Earth Day Cleanup plans! Never fail, pandemic or no pandemic, you know it’s spring when Westborough gets cleaned up in April by a host of enthusiastic volunteers during the annual WCLT Town-Wide Earth Day Cleanup! This year the litter cleanup will take place during the week […]
The Westborough Community Land Trust held a “Nature of Westborough” photo contest in 2021. They announced winners on 3/21/21 (all labeled in this slideshow), recognizing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Honorable Mention (2), Youth (2), People’s Choice and Top 10. There were 133 photos submitted by Westborough residents, all taken in Westborough from 1/1/20-2/28/21. Enjoy! WCLT extends […]