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Monarch Story Hour
(Web Page; Mon Aug 05 07:43:00 CDT 2019)
When it's warm and sunny, it's butterfly weather! Come sing and read stories about butterflies in the gardens with your friends at The Stevens-Coolidge Place. We'll play in the lawn, act out the caterpillar life cycle and end the morning...
HCI: Guide to Financial Resources
(File; Wed Jul 22 22:20:00 CDT 2009)
1 Guide to Financial Resources For Land Conservation in the Highlands Region By Wendy Sweetser and Charlie Wyman Introduction Many of us have had the experience: we hear from a friend that a favorite farm is for sale, or prominent hi...
Ecology Guidelines: Grasslands Management
(File; Wed Dec 30 10:26:00 CST 2009)
The Trustees of Reservations Ecological Management of Grasslands: Guidelines for Managers Updated 12/ 2009 © The Trustees of Reservations Ecological Management of Grasslan...
(Web Page; Fri Sep 14 17:22:00 CDT 2018)
Every time Trustees takes on a new reservation, staff specialists conduct an assessment of the site’s ecology—including its flora and fauna, as well as habitat types and conditions—in order to establish a baseline recor...
Description: Ecology Update: Revealing Nature
Mountain Meadow Preserve
(Web Page; Mon Jan 29 13:57:00 CST 2018)
Straddling the Massachusetts/Vermont border, this inviting mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow, draws both novice hikers and serious naturalists.What makes Mountain Meadow Preserve a special place? We think it’s ...
Straddling the Massachusetts/Vermont border, this inviting mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow, draws both novice hikers and serious naturalists.
Grassland Birds Return!
(Web Page; Mon May 13 12:23:00 CDT 2013)
As the first week of May rolls around every year, many folks take to the trails to look for returning bobolinks, sweet whistling meadowlarks, and other grassland bird species.
As these birds arrive back at their breeding territories, th...
(Web Page; Mon Jul 01 14:53:00 CDT 2019)
The southeastern corner of Martha’s Vineyard is in a constant state of flux, as storms and sea level rise reshape this coastline on a daily basis.
What makes Wasque a special place?Wasque (“way-skwee”) is a must-see co...
This southeastern corner of Martha’s Vineyard is a saltwater angler’s paradise. It’s also a superb spot for birdwatching and for strolls along a beautiful shore.
Community Grown: Art & Playfulness in the Community Gardens
(Web Page; Wed Aug 14 13:33:00 CDT 2019)
Urban gardens are sanctuaries of green among the hustle and bustle of city life. This year, the Trustees is pleased to once again partner with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics with the support of TD Bank on the Community G...
Description: Urban gardens are sanctuaries of green among the hustle and bustle of city life. This year, thanks to TD Bank, and with the City of Boston, The Trustees is launching a new summer event series, Art & Design in the Gardens, focused on public art and community building at three Boston community gardens, Nightingale Community Garden in Dorchester, Chilcott & Granada Community Garden in Jamaica Plain, and the Fenway Victory Gardens. The program series will feature an art installation designed specifically for each garden, along with special events inviting interaction among the artwork, the artist, and members of the community. The placemaking installations will support programs like story-telling events, community conversations, community dinners, live performances, and interactive play. The gardens will host additional skill-building, wellness, and social events through October. We’re sure one these special gardens will become your new oasis.
Invasion of the Habitat Snatchers
(Web Page; Thu Apr 10 06:54:00 CDT 2014)
The Trustees & friends work to stay a step ahead of invasive plants.By Genevieve Rajewski
Rene Wendell, a conservation ranger at Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield, has worked to protect this incredible landscape and inhabitant...
Busy as a Bee: Caring About the Pollinators Around Us
(Web Page; Mon Jun 19 13:47:00 CDT 2017)
National Pollinators Week is upon us once more, allowing us to stop and ask what exactly is it we’re celebrating?
Here at The Trustees one of the things we all share is a love for the outdoors. In Massachusetts we’re priv...