WCLT Presents “Earth Friendly Gardening”

WCLT Presents “Earth Friendly Gardening”

How can you help the environment while creating beautiful gardens and landscapes in your own yard? The Westborough Community Land Trust held its annual meeting on Monday, June 18, 2018 with Mark Richardson of the New England Wild Flower Society as the featured speaker on the topic of “Earth Friendly Gardening.”  Click here to watch […]

Fresh Pick-Your-Own Strawberries – Nourse Farm

Fresh Pick-Your-Own Strawberries – Nourse Farm

Strawberries are in season now at Nourse Farm and this week marked the first day of PYO (Pick-Your-Own) Strawberries. Established in 1722, the 140-acre Nourse Farm is the 10th oldest continuously operating family business in the country. Over time, farm operations have varied from production for consumption to dairy farming to its current berry specialization. […]

Make Way for Ducklings at WTV

A little adorableness (yes, that’s a word) in downtown Westborough this afternoon when some ducklings found their way safely across town with the help of a few good samaritans including Westborough residents Jim, Tracy and Alexa. The ducklings were on their own down near BSC and scurrying into town when Jim and Tracy worked to shepherd them […]

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 […]

Input Needed: 2016 Open Space Survey

The Town of Westborough and the Open Space Preservation Committee is asking that residents complete a brief “Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey” to help the town in updating our 5 year Open Space & Recreation plan.  This plan seeks to identify Open Space needs in town, including what we currently own and what we would like […]

Mass Wildlife: Exploring Moths & Other Nocturnal Insects

Mass Wildlife: Exploring Moths & Other Nocturnal Insects

WTV recorded the July 21, 2016 presentation of “Into the Night: Exploring Moths & Other Nocturnal Insects” at MassWildlife Headquarters. Watch the full presentation here. MassWildlife’s Invertebrate Zoologist Michael Nelson helped participants discover a world of beautiful colors and patterns and extraordinary diversity by explaining some simple techniques to observe moths. He offered luring techniques and […]