Today we made great strides in expanded the cleaned up area along the Sucker Brook pond at Pynchon’s Grist Mill Preserve. Thanks to the hard work of Matt, Harrison, Tom, Annie, Rich, Becky, and Cynthia. The pond edge was cleared, trimming the herbaceous growth and cutting the woody shrubs to the ground. The view over […]
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Sunday night was a terrific night for a small fire in the Coxhall Kitchen Garden. There was still a breeze as the sun went down – just enough to help get the fire going. Then the stars came out as we enjoyed the waning fire. We each had at least two s’mores! Plus a few […]
The 5th Annual Station Loop Ramble was a huge success despite the rain, that came and went all morning. Nearly sixty runners took off on the various races this morning – nine youngsters raced in the Kid’s One Mile, twenty seven folks ran the 5-mile Classic around West and Unitas Road to loop back along […]
The newest East Quabbin Land Trust preserve is Henry’s Grove in Hubbardston. Through the generosity of Judith Bothwell and Joyce Lofgren, and partial funding from the US Forest Service Forest Legacy Program, these 94 acres are permanently protected from future development and open to the public for passive recreational activities. The installation of parking and […]
Don’t miss our 5th Annual Station Loop Ramble on Sunday, October 9th. There are many ways you can participate: Kid’s One Mile, 5 mile Classic, or the 5k Run/Walk. If you don’t want to run, please come and cheer on the runners!
A hardworking crew of seven converged at Mandell Hill on Barre Road in Hardwick Saturday morning. The work day goal was to clear the existing electric fences from the whole summers worth of plant growth. There was multiflora rose, bittersweet, golden rod, grape vines, and lots of other stuff to cut out. We were focusing […]
Posted in Events on Aug 22nd, 2016
Enjoy this recently made video that explores what several visitors to the Hardwick Community Fair think is so special about our region.
The E.-T.E.A.M. summer camp was a six-week program run by the North Brookfield Youth Center and North Brookfield Public Schools. Tuesday and Thursday afternoons the students spent at Wendemuth Meadow. The summer program received funding support from the North Brookfield Local Cultural Council, 21st CCLC & ASOST grants, and MassLIFT Americorps program. It seems fitting […]
Over 130 supporters of the East Quabbin Land Trust descended on the Cultural Center at the Eagle Hill School in Hardwick on Saturday to celebrate the 15th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction. After a social hour we sat down for dinner and dessert. During the evening we shared the various projects completed or underway at […]
The Hunter family has owned the land since the mid-1700s. There are at least four hay fields, several pastures, an apple orchard, a tremendous marsh, and woods. A big section of woods is mixed hardwoods, like oaks, maples, ash, and cherry. A few American chestnut sprouts are still growing, showing that the land once included […]