Category Archives: Conservation

POSTPONED: Conservation Stewardship Saturday: Cold Brook Stream December 17

Update December 14: Due to expected weather, this Stewardship Saturday has been postponed to a future date. For the last Stewardship Saturday of 2022 on Saturday, December 17 from 10 am to 12 pm, please join Weston Conservation Staff and WFTA volunteers on the desirable southside (farrrrrrrr southside) and get to know a property known as Cold Brook Stream, a

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Connecting with Conservation: Get the Latest from Town Hall

Let it be known (as if it isn’t already) that the Owl has always been biased towards the conservation efforts in this town. Full disclosure is that the Owl is in her second term as an executive board member with Weston Forest & Trail Association, the 501c3 which works with the Conservation Department to preserve and protect Weston’s open space

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WFTA/Conservation Volunteer Opportunity at Woodland Conservation Land Sat Sept 17

Join the Weston Forest & Trail Association and Weston Conservation for this month’s Stewardship Saturday as they continue the Hundred Years War against Japanese knotweed in our fair town. After a spring attack on the knotweed infiltrators at Dickson Ring and Jericho Forest, the Conservation Department and WFTA are taking on a new phalanx at the Woodland central Weston location.

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August 4 is Owl Awareness Day

Happy Owl Awareness Day! A holiday celebrated by a small subset of the world, especially by those of us who really really like cake. Look it up–it really is a Hallmark holiday. And no, it’s not the Weston Owl Awareness Day which is when you send me random accolades and words of praise, also money. Today is about actual living

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Feeling Crabby? Help Annihilate Japanese Knotweed on June 11

Join Weston Conservation Staff and Weston Forest & Trail Association volunteers for Japanese Knotweed cutting at the Dickson Riding Ring at Jericho Town Forest on Saturday, June 11 from 10 am-12 pm. Not only will you get to pull out, cut, massacrate, stomp and generally annihilate this pretty and yet terrible invasive, but you will learn actually valuable things that you

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