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WFTA Monthly Walk: Jericho Forest and Maybe Peepers, April 2

. Join Weston Forest & Trail Association for its monthly walk this Sunday, April 2 at 2 pm at the largest of Weston’s Conservation properties (547 acres)–the gorgeous, green and currently loud (with amphibians) Jericho Town Forest. WFTA has been hosting Sunday walks for over sixty years, and the April walk is the second-to-last of the walk calendar (May 7

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Weston Conservation Education Series: Invasive Plant Eradication

. At some point, the Owl is going to agitate for Invasive Plants to be renamed “Marauding Plants” so that there was a bit more urgency to their removal from local yards, open spaces and Conservation properties. By definition, a marauder is someone (or something in this case) “who roams from place to place making attacks and raids in search

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Stewardship Saturday March 18: Chestnut Street Conservation Land

. UPDATE 3/16/2023: This activity is ON for this Saturday. The trails are clear enough! +++ Join Weston Conservation Staff and WFTA volunteers to construct a new footbridge at the Chestnut Street Conservation Land and repair some existing bog bridges on trails behind the Woodland School. Work will involve carrying lumber into the site, basic construction and assembly of a

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Understanding Ticks – Yes, Ticks – March 1 with Acton Conservation Trust

If I had alllllll the time in the world, I would spend it coming up with cool education programs to be sponsored by the Weston Forest & Trail Association. Unfortunately, time is short and state track meets are long (congrats to the girls D5 state champs last night!). Fortunately, Weston is surrounded by amazing land trusts, some with actual paid

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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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