The Birds and the Bees…and the Butterflies!

On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) sponsored a slide talk on Massachusetts Pollinators by Dr. Martha Gach of MassAudubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. Dr. Gach discussed the many fascinating types of native bees and butterflies and hummingbirds and why they are important. The discussion included what we can do […]

WCLT presents Coywolves with Jon Way

WCLT presents Coywolves with Jon Way

Jon Way, PhD, will share his research showing that the eastern coyote is really a hybrid between western coyotes and wolves, and tell about this unique animal’s ecology and behavior. He is the author of two books: Suburban Howls, an account of his experiences studying eastern coyotes in Massachusetts, and My Yellowstone Experience, which details […]

Earth Day Town-Wide Cleanup – Saturday, April 22, 2017

Join the annual town-wide litter clean-up sponsored by WCLT, and enjoy an Earth Day picnic lunch afterwards! Early birds meet at 6:30 am at West Meadow Plaza or Bellows Road. Families are invited at 9:30 am, at our NEW LOCATION on the Bay State Commons Green. New this year: Online signup! Visit westboroughlandtrust.org/earth-day-signup to choose […]

Who’s (Hoo’s) Watching You?

Everyone loves owls, yet how often do you get to see an owl up close? On Saturday, March 18, 2017, the Westborough Community Land Trust hosted their ever-popular live animal show which featured owls with Mark Wilson from “Eyes on Owls.” Kids and adults packed into the Knight of Columbus Hall to get up close […]

A Look at Local Loons

A Look at Local Loons

The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) recently held an event at the library entitled: “A Look at Local Loons.”  The presenter was former Westborough resident Dr. Mark Pokras, a zoo and wildlife veterinarian at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Pokras discussed his experiences and lessons learned from his work studying loons and […]

Nourse Farm Ramble with WCLT

The Westborough Community Land Trust hosted an event on Sunday, Sept 11, 2016 with Jon Nourse, owner of Nourse Farm, who led the group on an informative and delicious farm tour. Discussion included the wide variety of food produced at Nourse Farm, the property and family’s history, the farm as it relates to the environment, […]

A Look at the Charm Bracelet Trails of Westborough

Don Burn of the WCLT (Westborough Community Land Trust) recently gave a talk at the Westborough Public Library about the hiking trails in Westborough he helped establish known as the “Charm Bracelet”.  Watch the full presentation here. The Charm Bracelet is a planned network of trails throughout the town consisting of three major pieces: 1) a roughly 28-mile […]

Happy Earth Day – Help Clean Up Our Town!

Westborough’s Earth Day clean up is tomorrow – Saturday, April 23rd – and not a moment too soon! If you’ve been out and about and paying attention at all, you’ve seen the litter sprinkled around our usually beautiful town and know that Westborough needs a little spring cleaning! Join the annual town-wide litter clean-up sponsored […]

Snakes of New England & The World

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 the presentation online here or on Westborough TV Verizon Ch. 24 & Charter Ch. 191 during the month of April.  This up-close-and-personal presentation was packed with adults and children learning to appreciate […]