Beyond the Barways

Week of Thanks: Greg Stone

Week of Thanks: Greg Stone

Why did you get involved with WLCT? “I have traveled a great deal in Concord,” said Henry Thoreau. I want to travel a great deal in Westport and the WLCT makes that possible. What's more, I want to do what I can to make others aware of how much there is in our own...

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Week of Thanks: David LaLima

Week of Thanks: David LaLima

Why do you volunteer with WLCT? I volunteer with WLCT because it provides an opportunity to connect with like-minded people engaged in physically and mentally challenging projects benefiting the local and greater community. In an increasingly commercial world, the...

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Week of Thanks: Charlene Wood

Week of Thanks: Charlene Wood

How did you become involved with WLCT? I was appointed to the WLCT Board of Directors after my retirement from the Town of Westport for 47 years, 27 of them as the Selectmen's secretary and ultimately Town Administrator. During those years, I became very familiar with...

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Save This Land: A Public Walk of the St. Vincent de Paul Camp

Save This Land: A Public Walk of the St. Vincent de Paul Camp

  The iconic 82-acre former St. Vincent de Paul Camp on Adamsville Road presents a rare land protection opportunity for the community of Westport. Planning for the future of this community space is well underway, but we need your help! Join us for a public walk...

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Evening Owl Prowl with the Paskamansett Bird Club

Evening Owl Prowl with the Paskamansett Bird Club

Photo by Greg Stone Have you ever gone owling guided by the light of the moon? Perhaps you've glimpsed the shadowy form of a Great-horned Owl in the beam of your headlights as you traveled a back road at night. On Friday evening, October 26th, you are invited to join...

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Mushrooms of Massachusetts

Mushrooms of Massachusetts

Fall is mushroom hunting season in Massachusetts. Join mycophiles Garrett Stuck, Bette Low and Mark Straus on a two-hour hunt for macro fungi at Westport Land Conservation Trust’s Dunham’s Brook Conservation Area (1520 Main Road). Whether you’re a seasoned forager of...

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Town Farm Summer Concert with Anais Mitchell

Town Farm Summer Concert with Anais Mitchell

  Bring a picnic blanket, your friends and family as Westport Land Conservation Trust presents Anais Mitchell LIVE at the Town Farm (830 Drift Road) starting at 5:30 pm on Sunday, August 5th. The tenth annual Town Farm Summer Concert is fun for the whole family....

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Wild Foods of Westport

Wild Foods of Westport

  Westport is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, for a two-hour ramble around...

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Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Nature photographer Greg Stone will be your guide and photography coach as we roam about selected WLCT properties during the “golden hour” when lighting is at its best and wildlife is most active. As a bonus feature, we will encourage you to join a new Facebook Group...

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