Beyond the Barways

Week of Thanks: Tuesday Trail Team

Week of Thanks: Tuesday Trail Team

To the Tuesday Trail Team, As we look back upon 2021 we would like to take the time to show how grateful we are for the community members who volunteer their time every Tuesday morning. Thank you so much for dedicating countless hours working hand and hand with WCLT...

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Week of Thanks: YOU the members!

Week of Thanks: YOU the members!

To our dedicated members, As the year winds to a close, we are reflecting on the many projects and initiatives from 2021. The protection of Walt’s Farm on Briggs Road, the resale of two farms to new future farm families, various trailhead and access improvements...

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Week of Thanks: 1,000 Acre Campaign

Week of Thanks: 1,000 Acre Campaign

To the over 300 individuals and families who participated in the 1,000 acre campaign, Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) recently completed a five year campaign to protect 1,000 acres across Westport. Over 300 individuals and families participated in the...

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Week of Thanks: Town of Westport

Week of Thanks: Town of Westport

To the Town of Westport, Westport is a special place for so many reasons, active agriculture sets the scene for rolling fields towards Buzzards Bay, the spectacular river hosting a diverse range of recreational enjoyment, and a fascinating history of people who...

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Photos from Halloween Happening at Westport Woods

Photos from Halloween Happening at Westport Woods

Costumes Galour at the first ever Trick-or-Treat at Westport Woods! Photos by Greg StoneThe Westport Land Conservation Trust, Inc. (WLCT) teamed up with the Town of Westport Recreation Department last month to host more than 100 families for the first ever...

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Support the 2021 Annual Fund today

Support the 2021 Annual Fund today

Tuesday Trail Team seeding spring oats at Walt's Farm by Greg Stone The events of the past two years have inspired many people to search for a deeper connection to the land. Now, more than ever, people are walking on WLCT trails, kayaking the Westport River, and...

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Enjoy an October day on the land in Westport!

Enjoy an October day on the land in Westport!

Fall foliage at the Herb Hadfield Conservation Area Cornell Road trailheadOctober is one of our favorite months of the year at WLCT. The natural world is preparing for a long winter’s nap and in doing so, creates a bountiful harvest and beautiful scenery. You don’t...

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Fall Foliage Photo Tips from Greg Stone

Fall Foliage Photo Tips from Greg Stone

Fall Foliage Photography Tips by WLCT Photographer Greg StoneFall is about color - big time - so if you have the right scene before you, it’s pretty hard not to get an exciting picture. Still, here are a few tips for photographing the fall foliage in Westport you...

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Each Landowner has a Story to Tell

Each Landowner has a Story to Tell

Choosing conservation can be driven by a number of different factors, but each landowner has a story to tellIf you have ever enjoyed a walk through one of WLCT’s 12 destination properties, perhaps you’ve wondered how those properties came to be. Every property has a...

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Trailhead Improvements all across Town

Trailhead Improvements all across Town

The Land Trust Tuesday Trail Team hard at work as they complete a handrail for the newly installed granite steps at the Dunham's Brook Conservation Area parking lot. Last year the Westport Land Conservation Trust Stewardship Committee identified and prioritized more...

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