Run for the Hills 2017

Run for the Hills (click for details) annual 5k to support the Harvard Conservation Trust’s mission to protect land, water, wildlife, and the rural character of Harvard will be held on October 22nd, at 34 Lancaster Road, from 9:00 to 1:00.  This year, in addition to the 5K trail race, we offer a non-competitive 2 ½ K ( 1 ½ mile) walk through the same wooded trails and field paths that the runners follow. Children and adults are very welcome to join in the fun and enjoy the community walk. Register online with Lightbox; free t-shirt and $5 discount if registered before 9/1. All proceeds to benefit the Harvard Conservation Trust.

Botany Walk at Horse Meadows Knoll

Sunday, October 1

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Register at www.svtweb.org/programs or call 978-443-5588 x 123

Free for members of HCT & SVT, $10 public

 Led by Ted Elliman, author of “Wildflowers in New England” and botanist at the New England Wildflower Society, and Christa Collins, SVT Director of Land Protection

Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) and the Harvard Conservation Trust (HCT) have embarked on a joint venture to preserve 45 ecologically important acres on Sherry Road in Harvard. The property boasts a beautiful beech forest, a historic reservoir, and wetlands, and it is home to several endangered species.

Guided Beaver Walk @ Horse Meadows Knoll

Date and Time: September 12, 2017 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Location: Horse buying cymbalta Meadows Knoll, Sherry Road, Harvard

Walk Leader: Dan Stimson, SVT Assistant Director of Stewardship

Price: $10 (free for SVT & HCT members)

Join SVT Assistant Director of Stewardship, Dan Stimson, on a guided walk to Horse Meadows Reservoir, home to a beaver lodge, to learn about the history of beavers in our region, their adaptations that make them successful, and how their impact on the landscape benefits many other wildlife species.  Register online at: http://www.svtweb.org/calendar/beaver-walk-horse-meadows-knoll.