The corn is ready!

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  Visitors to Landworks Farm were able to head home with fresh picked corn, among other vegetables. And it was excellent! In the farm stand there were several varieties of potatoes and tomatoes, onions, cabbage, squash, broccoli and carrots.   … Continued

Birding Platform Dedicated

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On Saturday night over thirty people descended on Mandell Hill in Hardwick  just before dusk to formally dedicate the Chris Ellison Memorial Birding Platform.  Most everyone crowded onto the platform to enjoy a perfect night to be outdoors. The bright … Continued

Clear, warm and mosquito free!

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It was a clear, warm and mosquito free evening at Mandell Hill last night! Absolutely the perfect conditions for watching meteors. And that’s what thirty people did from the Chris Ellison Memorial Birding Platform area at the Mandell Hill Preserve … Continued

Beauty in Barre!

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The Garden and Farm Tour last Saturday, June 23rd, was wonderful: many folks came out to investigate local gardens, the sun was out all day and the rain showers waited until after 4pm, the work of the Land Trust was … Continued

Informative Saturday events

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Participants on this early morning walk were treated to diverse wildflower displays under a shaded canopy of sugar maple and basswood while Vireos, Wood Thrushes, Northern Waterthrushes and many other songbirds provided their cheerful chorus and occasional glimpses. We even … Continued

Celebrating Conservation!

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Over eighty people came to celebrate opening of the new West Brookfield Wildlife Management Area on Saturday. The enthusiasm for conservation of such a large, important part of town was palpable as the crowd applauded for Myland McRevey and the … Continued

Beautiful Day to Burn Brush!

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  Today was a really beautiful day for burning brush; sunny, cool and a slight breeze. It took some effort to get the fires started but once they got going all the brush piles got burned. Check out the cleaned … Continued