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Presentation: Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Hybridization, plus WCLT Annual Meeting

Monday, June 5

7:00 - 9:00 PM

St. Luke’s Parish Hall

Jon Way, PhD, will share his research showing that the eastern coyote is really a hybrid between western coyotes and wolves, and tell about this unique animal’s ecology and behavior. He is the author of two books: Suburban Howls, an account of his experiences studying eastern coyotes in Massachusetts, and My Yellowstone Experience, which details the spectacular nature of the world’s first national park. Jon founded and runs Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Research, where he continues to study these fascinating animals.

Program will run from 7-8 pm; reception and Annual Meeting to follow.

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Contact: events@westboroughlandtrust.org

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Westborough Community Land Trust

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The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) is a private, member-supported, nonprofit organization. The trust was established in 1997 to preserve open space in response to increasing development pressures.

Our purpose is to safeguard land to meet the environmental, recreational, agricultural, and scenic needs of the Town of Westborough and to preserve open space and the character of the land.

We pursue these goals through the acquisition and stewardship of land, educational activities, and advocacy in regard to the health of waterways, aquifers, and watersheds.

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To date WCLT has preserved more than 173 acres of land and acts as stewards for close to 400 acres in Westborough.

To carry on these activities, WCLT has Land Preservation, Stewardship, Education, Membership, and Finance Committees.

WCLT welcomes new members from Westborough and the greater community.

What are the advantages of a land trust?

As a nonprofit organization, a land trust such as the Westborough Community Land Trust is able to receive gifts of land, purchase open space, or secure conservation rights. It can negotiate with landowners and developers to achieve balanced growth and undertake creative fundraising for land acquisition. Unlike an official municipal body, a land trust can negotiate sensitive land acquisitions and pursue the financing needed to achieve them in a timely, flexible fashion.

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