Westborough Community Land Trust

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Lake Chauncy Bird Walk

Saturday, May 27

7:00 - 9:00 AM

Lake Chauncy

Start Memorial Day weekend with an early morning walk to look for colorful warblers such as yellow warblers and American redstarts, as well as other spring migrants. This walk will go along the shore of Lake Chauncy and in the nearby fields, led by Mike Bellows of the Forbush Bird Club.

Bring binoculars and favorite bird guides if you have them.

Meet at the former Westborough State Hospital grounds on Lyman Street, at the trail gate on the lake shore behind the soccer fields. No reservation required.

Trail Map:
http://westboroughcharm.org/guide/maps/map_FishWildlife.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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