Westborough Community Land Trust

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Clicking With Nature

Sunday, February 12

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Westborough Public Library

Focus on nature photography with WCLT!

Learn tips, tricks, and go-to gear from Westborough resident and award-winning nature photographer Nancy Wright. You’ll hear the stories behind some of her favorite photos, including several that are part of her portfolio that won the National Wildlife 2021 Photo Contest.

Free; no reservation required.

Westborough Public Library meeting room, 55 West Main St., Westborough MA.

Check for weather and Covid updates before heading out: https://westboroughlandtrust.org/

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 206 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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