Beyond the Barways

Support the 2021 Membership Fund today

Support the 2021 Membership Fund today

Super Bowl Walk 2020 by Greg Stone On behalf of the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT), I am sending my best wishes for your well-being and your family’s health. Last year was challenging with much uncertainty for us all. Your unwavering support helped WLCT...

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Westport Artist in Residence Program to begin next month

Westport Artist in Residence Program to begin next month

The Westport Cultural Council is pleased to announce its first of three summer Artists in Residence Program. From June 7, 2021 to June 25th, visitors are welcome to stop by to see the artist at work at Westport Woods Conservation Park, located at 573 Adamsville Rd....

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Outreach and Stewardship Summer Internships

Outreach and Stewardship Summer Internships

2020 BayCoast Bank Summer Interns Max Barr (left), Hana Tabit (center), and Carly Sherman (right) We are pleased to announce that for the seventh consecutive year, BayCoast Bank is sponsoring Westport Land Conservation Trust's (WLCT) outreach and stewardship summer...

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Jean Maguire makes a difference

Jean Maguire makes a difference

Jean Maguire burning brush at Westport Woods Conservation Park on March 30, 2021 Jean Maguire is one of WLCT's most dedicated Trail Team members. She's the daughter of a Wrentham farm family with a true blue passion for burning brush. We are so grateful for Jean's...

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Terry White, a true champion for conservation in Westport

Terry White, a true champion for conservation in Westport

Terry White at his home in Westport. Photo by the Trustees of Reservations. On March 25th Westport and WLCT lost one of our greatest open space champions. Terry White first came to Westport in 1982, when he and his wife, Poo, purchased an 82-acre property along the...

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Meet Tuesday Trail Teamer Tom Peirce

Meet Tuesday Trail Teamer Tom Peirce

Tom Peirce routing a trail sign post at the Westport Woods Conservation Park land stewardship workshop circa 2020 Tom Peirce has been a regular Tuesday Trail Team volunteer for almost a year and a half. Tom is currently working with our staff to add some finishing...

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A HISTORY OF WESTPORT WOODS AND KIRBY HOUSE

A HISTORY OF WESTPORT WOODS AND KIRBY HOUSE

When I first started walking through Westport Woods Conservation Park, I felt stories rising up from the land... But when it came to knowing the documented history of the land and the house on it- I knew much less. Since my house is across the street, the story of...

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Preserve Walts Farm

Preserve Walts Farm

Walt’s Farm aka Pietrzyk Farm 439 Briggs Road Veteran of the Korean War and orchardist, Walter Pietrzyk, spent six decades cultivating six separate varieties of apple at his family farm on Briggs Road.    Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) has a unique...

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How Hope Helps the Land Trust

How Hope Helps the Land Trust

Hope Sterling at Westport Woods Conservation Park circa 2018 Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) is very pleased to highlight the help of our good friend and colleague, Hope Sterling. Hope heads the perennial department at Sylvan Nursery and assists with almost...

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Mass Waterfowlers make gift to saving the Santos Farm

Mass Waterfowlers make gift to saving the Santos Farm

(L to R) WLCT Director Ross Moran, Massachusetts Waterfowlers Board Chairman Robert Rebello Sr., Robert Rebello Jr., WLCT President Trip Millikin   The Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) would like to thank the Massachusetts Waterfowlers, Inc. for their generous...

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Saving the Santos Farm

Saving the Santos Farm

 Save the Santos Farm Committee Members (L to R) , Spinner Findlay, Pam Trippe, Tim Vanech, Campaign Chair Tina Schmid, Wendy Goldberg, Trip MillikinOn December 18th, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) acquired the 125-acre Santos Farm on Main Road, step one...

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