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Weston Forest and Trail Association Donations Down 30% in 2023

What is going on, Weston? We have, without compare, the most wonderful, beautiful, well-maintained Conservation lands in metrowest Boston…and possibly in all of Massachusetts…or dare I say…the world? I dare. And yet, 2023 donations to the Weston Forest & Trail Association, the 501(c)3 that maintains the trails, are down 30% from 2022 numbers, and down 52% compared to 2020 numbers.

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Autumn Takes Hold of the Community Garden: A Photo Essay

On my morning woods walk with Katie Puppy, WFTA K9 Ranger, we wandered into the Community Gardens which sit across the street from the Merriam Brush Dump. Beautiful and lively in spring, they are equally beautiful and interesting now, even as most of the summer flowers are gone. Raspberries, dahlias and marigolds are scattered in the plots, some plots already

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Weston Forest and Trail Association: First Monthly Walk is October 1

Everyone’s favorite local land trust, Weston Forest & Trail Association, has released its schedule of monthly walks on Weston conservation land for 2023-24. For over sixty years, WFTA has been hosting first Sunday walks from October to May. First up on Sunday, October 1 at 2 pm is a Daily Double at the College Pond land off of Concord Road–a

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Save the Date: Weston Forest and Trail Fall Friend-Raising October 14

. Weston Forest & Trail Association (WFTA) invites all of its friends, members, and future fans to its Fall Friend-Raiser on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 5-7 pm at the Josiah Smith Tavern…sort of. Yes, it is true that WFTA has moved into …sort of…its office at the JST (boxes and boxes and boxes) but we’re holding this party OUTSIDE

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