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Get Outside at College Pond with WFTA This Sunday April 3

On Sunday, April 3rd at 2 PM, join the town’s best nonprofit trails organization (also only, but who needs to know that?) on an exploration of the College Pond conservation area. The trail walk starts at Burchard Park, wanders some of the outskirts of the Campion Center, through fields, and across the famous Troll Bridge where you can see the

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Snow Falling, Birds Singing: It’s March at College Pond Conservation Area

By the time you read this, College Pond will look different from these photos–it’s warming up today and the perfect glacĂ© of snow covering will have melted or flopped onto the forest floor or meadow or pine needle trail. What will not change is the sounds of red-winged blackbirds (they’re back!!!), chickadees, goldfinches, robins, tufted titmice, and downy woodpeckers. Yes,

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Freeing Up the Merriam Barn Stone Ramp – This Saturday December 18

Looking to avoid more shopping, wrapping, cooking, etc, and instead want to spend a couple of hours making Weston a better place? Well, Weston Forest & Trail Association and Weston Conservation have an opportunity for you! In this month’s edition of Stewardship Saturday, held every third Saturday from 10 am – 12 pm, volunteers will be clearing the old Merriam

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Sunday Gratitude – Generation Next

Yesterday, a prospective Eagle Scout recruited other Boy Scouts and parents to help out clearing a trail and old foundation walls at the old Cherry Brook Farm– aka the Merriam Barn near the Brush Dump on Merriam Street. During four hours, the invasives –bittersweet vines choking young trees, buckthorn, and a thicket of who-knows-what–were dealt death blows by loppers, chainsaws,

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Get Outside Right Now: College Pond

Okay, Weston, consider this a permission slip from your medical professional to drop everything you are doing, and use this gorgeous fall day to soak up autumn and its unique beauty. Blue skies, warmish temperatures (it’s all relative) and the oaks, birches, larches, and maples all agree with me, and no, none of us is actually a medical professional. I

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