News & Events
SAVE THE DATE: November 17, 2015
Annual Meeting to feature presentation of – A New England Food Vision: Conversations For Healthy and Thriving Communities
The Harvard Conservation Trust Annual Meeting is free and open to the public, and will be held at the Harvard Public Library, Volunteers Hall at 4 Pond Road on Tuesday, November 17th at 7:00 PM.
This year’s guest speaker will be Brian Donahue, founder of Land’s Sake Farm, professor of American Environmental Studies at Brandeis University, and co-author of the recently released report entitled, A New England Food Vision. Click here to read more...
The presentation will be preceded by a brief HCT business meeting, and will be accompanied by the traditional homemade gingerbread and cider among other light refreshments. Bring a friend!
Mushroom Walk -- October 3, 2015 10:30 AM
Help Pick Apples for Community Harvest Project!
Due to logistics, we are limited to 35 volunteers, and volunteers must be at least a high school freshman. No prior apple picking experience is required. If you are interested in helping, please reply to
6th Annual Run-For-The-Hills 5K Trail Run
Registration information: http://www.lightboxreg.com/2015-run-for-the-hills-5k
"Greenway Heroes: Profiles in Land Conservation” will have a free showing Wednesday night, August 19th, 7 – 8 PM at Fruitlands Museum in the Wayside Room
This 10 minute film produced by Pepperell resident Susan Edwards and co-directed by Westford resident Joy Reo tells the inspiring stories of three landowners who donated, sold or set up conservation easements to protect their family land for the common good. The film features interviews with Harley Holden of Shirley, Tom Jarvela of Townsend and Leigh Hudson of Princeton. For additional information about the film please view the web page - http://www.greenwayheroes.org/.
Take our Trail Challenge and win a prize!
The weather is finally warm, the trails have been surveyed, and there are control punches and/or instruction cards in the appropriate places. All is ready for people to take on the Challenge!
Winterfest! Saturday, February 7
The Trust’s Annual New Year’s Day Walk was held on the trails at Fruitlands Museum. Click here for more
Introducing David Outman, HCT's New Executive Director
Nature Sightings -
HCT Has a New Executive Director!
The Harvard Conservation Trust, HCT, is a private, charitable, non-profit land trust. Our mission is “to preserve the unique character and natural resources of Harvard.”
We actively seek to preserve: