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The Westport Land Conservation Trust is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to land conservation.

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Managing Modern Meadows

Managing Modern Meadows

Managing meadows requires a holistic approach, from the land use history to the habitat around the meadow, to projecting into the future. And yes, it includes mowers!

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Trail Team Turns 10: Larry Tittemore

Trail Team Turns 10: Larry Tittemore

Larry was an original Trail Team member. Sadly, he passed away in December of 2023. Larry’s presence on Tuesday mornings–usually among the last to arrive, always the last to leave–is missed.

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Artists at Work!

Artists at Work!

Rob Greene, our 2024 Artist in Residence, leads an all-ages workshop in creating your own sculpture! Participants will use the same materials and techniques the artist uses and leave with a sculpture all their own.   Event is free. Please register so that we have...

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Artist in Residence Talk

Artist in Residence Talk

Join artist Rob Greene for the unveiling of his site-specific sculpture Rob Greene is our 2024 Artist in Residence. Throughout the month of June he has been installing a teak-and cedar sculpture in the West meadow at Westport Woods. Join the artist for a talk about...

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Trail Explorers: Meadow Walk and Plant I.D.

Trail Explorers: Meadow Walk and Plant I.D.

Join Land Steward Nate McCullin for a walk through the Herb Hadfield Meadows. First constructed in 2015, these meadows are the oldest in our care. Nate will walk participants through these meadows and highlight the various plants that are at home in them. Register...

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