Beyond the Barways

Live Owl Show Cancelled in response to the Coronavirus

Live Owl Show Cancelled in response to the Coronavirus

On Tuesday March 10th, Governor Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts in response to the Coronavirus and urged organizations to consider cancelling large gatherings. Out of an abundance of caution, we are joining many other...

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Westport Woods – You Did It!

Westport Woods – You Did It!

It is our great pleasure to share with you the news that the fundraising goal for Westport Woods was reached and this community effort can become a reality! Westport Woods Conservation Park (formerly called Phase 2 of the St. Vincent de Paul project) has been Westport...

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Upcoming Trail Team Projects For You!

Upcoming Trail Team Projects For You!

  The Tuesday Trail Team is WLCT's corps of trail blazing volunteers! Each Tuesday the group meets to advance the mission of WLCT out on the land. Whether that means building boardwalks, planting bulbs or clearing briers--there's no project too big or too small...

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Key Findings from 2019 Land Stewardship Analysis

Key Findings from 2019 Land Stewardship Analysis

The Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) stewardship program cares for almost 1,500 acres of land that the trust owns in Westport. In addition, the program is responsible for annually monitoring approximately 1,200 acres of privately protected land throughout...

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Week of Thanks: Pamela Stenberg

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 go above and beyond to...

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Week of Thanks: Everyone

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 ways that...

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Week of Thanks: Henry Swan

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

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

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

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

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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