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Westborough Community Land Trust

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Find Fascinating Fall Fungi

Sunday, September 25

1:30 - 3:30 PM
(rain or shine)

Discover mushrooms and other fall fungi with mycologist Larry Millman, author of Fascinating Fungi of New England, the first-ever guidebook devoted exclusively to New England species. He will focus on mushroom ecology and mushroom identification rather than on edibility.

Meet at Headwaters Conservation Area (Mill Pond School parking lot).

Slow walk on woodland trails with mild hills.

Space is limited to 18, so please let us know if you are interested.
*** Note: the Fungus Walk is now full to capacity. ***

Trail Map:
http://www.westboroughcharm.org/guide/maps/hca_trail_map.pdf

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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Westborough Community Land Trust, PO Box 838, Westborough , MA 01581
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