Beyond the Barways

Pop-up Nature Activities

Pop-up Nature Activities

Join us for fun pop-up nature activities this spring and summer at various WLCT properties. Pop-ups are a new program designed to immerse our visitors in a deeper experience with the land.

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Welcome to Nate Mccullin

Welcome to Nate Mccullin

WLCT recently conducted a search to find a new Land Stewardship and Outreach Manager. After interviewing many qualified candidates, we would like to welcome Nate McCullin to the Westport community!

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Exploration Time: Geocache at wlct

Exploration Time: Geocache at wlct

Example of WLCT geocache Are you ready to put your navigation and identification skills to the test? Get ready to hit the trails around Westport looking for hidden Geocaches. What is Geocaching? Geocaching is an outdoor exploration activity that combines treasure...

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Volunteers Needed: 2022 programs

Volunteers Needed: 2022 programs

Student volunteer from Westport Woods Opening 2019 Want to get outside, make a difference in your community and share the best of Westport with families? Then WLCT has a volunteer roles for you. This year, WLCT is going to be hosting a variety of new programs and ways...

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Whooo is ready to learn about Owls?

Whooo is ready to learn about Owls?

We are extremely excited to welcome back Marcia and Mark Wilson on Saturday March 12th at 3pm. We are thrilled to bring the Eyes On Owls event in a virtual format, and hopefully next year we will return to a live show together again. The virtual program will give you...

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Remembering Arthur Parker

Remembering Arthur Parker

Arthur Parker at Westport Town Farm. Photo by Wolf Matthewson. We are saddened by the passing of Arthur Parker, a longtime friend, volunteer, and former board member of WLCT. Arthur most recently served on WLCT's 1,000-Acre Campaign Committee, where he helped us raise...

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Thank YOU for Your Support in 2021

Thank YOU for Your Support in 2021

To our amazing community: On behalf of the entire WLCT team we want to thank YOU, the supporter, volunteer, patron and advocate, for your tremendous support in 2021. Your generosity and passion for open space in Westport is unrivaled. We are so grateful and excited as...

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Preserve Berry Hill Farm

Preserve Berry Hill Farm

An aerial look at Berry Hill Farm and surrounding area on Pine Hill RoadBerry Hill Farm on Pine Hill Road is well known in Westport and surrounding communities. This second generation farm cultivates blueberries and sells them at the on-site farm stand and at local...

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5 Trees we LOVE in Westport

5 Trees we LOVE in Westport

The White Pine stand at Headwaters Conservation Area is a favorite destination for WLCT staff. Photo by Greg StoneWestport is just over 52 square miles and home to a whole host of different tree species. Trees are prominent in our local history but have often had...

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WLCT 2021 Year in Review

WLCT 2021 Year in Review

Here's a short look back at all we've accomplished together this year! Thank you for your continued support of the Westport Land Conservation Trust. Best wishes for a Happy, Healthy New Year!

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WLCT 3rd Annual Tree Lighting in photos

WLCT 3rd Annual Tree Lighting in photos

Santa and Mrs. Claus made a special appearance at this years annual tree lighting. Photos by Greg StoneWe had a rocking good time at our 3rd Annual Tree Lighting program at Westport Woods Conservation Park this past Thursday, December 2nd. We teamed up with the...

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