Entries by David Outman

Harvard Lions Club Winter Fest

Saturday March 2, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm We hope you will come out for some community fun and comradery during Winter Fest at Prospect Hill Farm (115 Prospect Hill Road) – guided nature walks, orchard wassailing and more fun activities outside; live music and refreshments inside the heated barn. Free and family friendly. To […]

Harvard’s Newest Conservation Land

HCT is happy to announce that the scenic field on Slough Road known as John’s Field is officially Harvard’s newest conservation area – a gift to the community, including future generations! We simply could not do projects like this without membership support. Please renew or join HCT during our year-end appeal (Donate). Help keep Harvard […]

Annual New Years Day Walk

Per tradition, HCT likes to ring in the New Year with a stroll among Harvard’s forests and fields.  Nothing sets the tone for the year ahead like a leisurely walk with friends and neighbors in the crisp rejuvenating air of January.  This year, in the spirit of cooperation and good company, we will have the […]

HCT Annual Meeting 11/1 – “The Art of Cider Making”

Thursday, November 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the Harvard Historical Society (PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE HARVARD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 215 STILL RIVER ROAD) Celebrity chef and raconteur Paul Correnty, author of The Art of Cider Making and founder of the largest hard cider festival in North America […]

Guided Forest Walk

Saturday, October 20th at 1:00 pm (Burgess-Brown Farm at the end of Murray Lane, Harvard) Experience the peace and tranquility of Harvard’s woodlands in a new way. Certified guide Pam Frederick leads this one hour introduction to Forest Bathing or “Shinrin Yoku.” The walk includes slow, mindful walking which helps us become present to the […]

Run for the Hills 2018: new course, live music, and more

Please join us for the 9th annual Run for the Hills 5K trail race! Sunday October 21st; registration opens at 9:00 a.m. with 10:00 start. New Location! Run starts and ends at Community Harvest Project orchard (115 Prospect Hill Rd) and traverses the scenic and challenging Prospect Hill Conservation area. As a less strenuous alternative, […]

Come One, Come All to Horse Meadows Knoll Opening Celebration

Saturday, September 29th, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Horse Meadows on Sherry Road in Harvard. Come celebrate and explore the opening of Harvard’s newest conservation area.  Staff and Board members of the Harvard Conservation Trust and Sudbury Valley Trustees will be on hand to share the story behind their partnership to protect this ecological gem, […]

Guided Mushroom Walk

Guided Mushroom Walk Saturday Sept 22, 2018 10:30 Amateur mycologists Al Ferry, George Davis and Joan Finger are leading the walk. This time of year can be ideal for the growth of mushrooms, and the recent damp weather may help push them into view.  This (mostly!) annual event is always a fun and interesting walk. […]

Help to Protect “John’s Field”!

HCT has been working behind the scenes for the past two years on a project that would permanently protect a significant 10-acre parcel of land on Slough Road, known as John‘s Field.  This project is an outstanding conservation opportunity, and here’s why: Connectivity!  Protecting land that links to other conserved land is critical for both […]