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Beyond the Barways

Meet land trust volunteer Valerie Bassett

Why did you join the land trust? “There’s a Quaker saying that “work is love made visible.” Volunteering with WLCT expresses my love for the land and my gratefulness for the protection of wild and open spaces. Being in...

Why Randall Moss joined the Tuesday Trail Team

Why did you join the Tuesday Trail Team? “I was taking a master gardener course and had a certain number of service hours related to gardening that were required to complete the course. I wasn’t sure what to do...

Outreach & Stewardship Summer Intern Spotlight

Meet James Cassell (left) and Jacob Walz (right), Westport Land Conservation Trust’s (WLCT) 2018 outreach and stewardship summer interns. You’ll be seeing James and Jacob on the trails over the next two months thanks, in part, to BayCoast Bank’s...

Trending Outside

The trend is real. More and more hikers, fishermen, photographers and friends join us in exploring the outdoors each year. Here’s a look back at a years worth of outdoor adventures and a sneak peak of what’s in store...

Week of Thanks: the Bryan & Jansen Families

What motivated you to work with WLCT to protect your families land? The two parcels that we recently protected by CR (conservation restriction) were originally part of a 100-acre property that extended from Old Harbor to River Road. The...

Week of Thanks: Greg Stone

Why did you get involved with WLCT? “I have traveled a great deal in Concord,” said Henry Thoreau. I want to travel a great deal in Westport and the WLCT makes that possible. What’s more, I want to do...

Week of Thanks: David LaLima

Why do you volunteer with WLCT? I volunteer with WLCT because it provides an opportunity to connect with like-minded people engaged in physically and mentally challenging projects benefiting the local and greater community. In an increasingly commercial world, the...

Week of Thanks: Charlene Wood

How did you become involved with WLCT? I was appointed to the WLCT Board of Directors after my retirement from the Town of Westport for 47 years, 27 of them as the Selectmen’s secretary and ultimately Town Administrator. During...