Beyond the Barways

Week of Thanks: Pamela Stenberg

Pamela Stenberg at Westport Town Farm Volunteer Pam Stenberg assists in the WLCT office, at events, and serves on the Tuesday Trail Team. Westport Land Conservation Trust is thankful to have the help of wonderful community members like Pam who...

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Week of Thanks: Everyone

This Week of Thanks would not be complete without thanking all of you. Whether you donate, volunteer, hike our properties, attend our events or like us on Facebook – we appreciate you! It is the collective, positive action of many people in many different...

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Week of Thanks: Henry Swan

Land Trust board member Henry Swan (left) in discussion with Johannes Nagtegaal (right) Henry Swan is a member of the land trust’s Board of Directors and resident of Westport Point. He is a keen legal mind whose dedication to the mission of the land trust...

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Week of Thanks: Town of Westport

 The Town of Westport has been an essential partner in protecting Westport’s unique rural landscape over the years. The Town was a partner in protecting 8 of WLCT’s 12 destination properties, and consistently supports conservation and agricultural...

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Protecting the Missing Link

Forge Pond Conservation Area trailhead by Greg Stone Westport, Massachusetts – The Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) is very pleased to announce the protection of 25-acres along the upper east branch of the Westport River north of Forge Pond; made...

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Top 17 Shots from “Westport Fields and Woods” Workshop

Dawn at Westport Town Farm by Jim McNaughton. Greg Stone's “Making” Photographs in Westport Fields and Woods Workshop kicked off on a rainy Thursday morning in early October at Westport Woods Conservation Park. The objective of each class: complete the...

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2019 Annual Fund

Fall fishing at Forge Pond by Greg Stone   On behalf of the Westport Land Conservation Trust, Inc. (WLCT) Board of Directors and staff, thank you for your generosity. This year has been filled with exciting land protection projects, unique...

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Donor Spotlight: Ann Squire & Country Woolens

Annual Fund donor Ann Squire has supported the work of Westport Land Conservation Trust for many years. In October, Ann’s small business, Country Woolens, matched donations made to the Children’s Nature Discovery Area at Westport Woods. These gifts will...

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Protecting Land and Water with Charles Deknatel

Salter Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is one of eighteen fish species in greatest need of conservation as identified in MassWildlife’s 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan. Photo documentation of brook trout fry in Boiling Spring brook earlier this year...

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Owling Etiquette: Six Ways to Safely Spot an Owl

Are you filled with wonder when you see an owl? Have you ever gone searching for owls with friends and family? Maybe you’ve even glimpsed the shadowy form of a Great-horned Owl in the beam of your headlights as you traveled a back road at night?If so, you...

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8 Ways to Explore Westport Woods

Westport Woods Conservation Park is open and ready for you to enjoy! Here are eight great ways to use this new community resource.  Have photos of family and friends enjoying Westport Woods? Share them with us! Email your favorite Westport Woods photos to...

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