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Week of Thanks: Bibi Appleyard

You are a newcomer to Westport? Yes! Moving from Florida, land of hibiscus, palm trees, and freeways to Westport’s majestic trees, winding streams and country roads was a shock of the best kind.   What drew you to the land trust? I started volunteering in...

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Landowner Spotlight: Al & Penny Hadfield

What is the story of A Quiet Place? How long has this land been in your family? Penny: "In 1955, when I was 15, my family and I lived on the Point renting Harry Sowle's white house. We wanted to buy it but it wasn't for sale. One day I was riding my bike...

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Why Roger Trahan joined the Tuesday Trail Team

Why did you join the Trail Team? "I got involved through the Cherry & Webb hike. I never knew how much land was back there. I'd only ever followed the path down to the beach and had never explored the dunes. It's beautiful in there. You should do another...

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