Beyond the Barways

Pooches at the Pond

Join Outreach and Stewardship Coordinator, Brendan Buckless, and his dog, Clyde, for a short dog-friendly hike through the Forge Pond Conservation Area on Saturday, June 11th at 2:30 pm. All dogs must be leashed on WLCT properties and any pet waste must be removed...

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Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge Vernal Pool Exploration

Every spring, a host of amazing creatures risk their lives traveling to isolated seasonal wetlands known as vernal pools.  These special places are nurseries for creatures that otherwise would not survive.  Join WLCT’s outreach and stewardship coordinator, Brendan...

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Mill Pond Conservation Area Planting

Join us Saturday, April 16 at the Mill Pond Conservation Area to take part in year two of transforming open space in Westport. Last year, with the help of the community, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) established a small grove of heirloom variety fruit...

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Woodcock Courtship Walk

Affectionately known as the Timberdoodle, American Woodcocks are one of Westport’s more unusual seasonal residents. Unlike many species of shorebird, the American Woodcock prefers upland forests over sandy beaches and dines primarily on earthworms. Join Executive...

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Naturalist Walk at Brookside

Explore the Brookside Conservation Area with guest Naturalist, George Wilson. Begin your hike through the wetlands of Westport along scenic Bread and Cheese Brook--headwaters to the East Branch of the Westport Rivers. Discover the remains of a century-old granite...

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WLCT Women’s Walk

Lace up those hiking boots ladies! Bring your moms, aunts, daughters, girlfriends and sisters! Meet new friends and neighbors while welcoming spring to the woods of Westport on Thursday, April 7th at 10:00 a.m. at the Dunham's Brook Conservation Area. We hope to see...

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Stewardship Special Projects Internship

WLCT is seeking a motivated and task-oriented individual to work closely with WLCT’s Outreach and Stewardship Coordinator in managing over 1000 acres of land currently held by WLCT. As a growing organization, we are also looking to build a robust volunteer program....

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Leasing Land to Local Farmers Forum Rescheduled for Thursday

WLCT's Leasing Land to Local Farmers forum is scheduled for February 4th at 6:00 pm at the Westport Town Farm, 830 Drift Road. During the forum, plans for a small scale farm lease to help WLCT reclaim 10 acres of former agricultural land at the Headwaters Conservation...

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