Rolling with the Wheel-A-Thon

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On Saturday, June 30th the East Quabbin Land Trust hosted a Wheel-A-Thon at its section of the Mass Central Rail Trail in New Braintree and Hardwick. The rail trail is flat with a firm surface, giving everyone a chance to … Continued

Witness Tree reading by author

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Lynda V. Mapes spoke during our Annual Membership Meeting and shared her book Witness Tree. The book uses a century-old red oak to tell the story of our changing climate. As a Bullard Fellow at the Harvard Forest, Lynda got … Continued

Breeding birds monitored

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Thanks to Jeff, Ann, John and Cynthia, we have a better handle on what birds are using Wendemuth Meadow and Mandell Hill during this breeding season. Early Sunday morning, we convened at Wendemuth and walked the longer loop trail that … Continued

Wandering on the Ware River

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We had a great trip down the Ware River today! Even with eight boats we saw and heard lots of birds, like cedar waxwings, red-winged black birds, and some sort of sandpiper, among others. Inadvertently we chased a Great Blue … Continued

Getting Ready for Grazing

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Thank you to Becky, Phil, Lucas, Tom, Cynthia and Harrison to their hard work at Mandell Hill. The electric fence line around the llama paddock is cleared. We need to add a few more posts to help keep the wires … Continued

You Value Your Woods

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Last Thursday evening over 30 people gathered to listen, learn and share information about the values of our woods. A lot of ground was covered in the hour and a half program, and we went away knowing that more woods … Continued

Moose and Deer Update

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David Stainbrook shared the latest news and updates about Moose and Deer in Massachusetts with over 40 people at the North Brookfield Senior Center Thursday evening. David is the Program Manager for Deer and Moose at MassWildlife. The audience was … Continued