Entries by David Outman

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 […]

Plein Air Art Reception

Saturday July 7th, 3:00-5:00 pm. Harvard Cultural Collaborative, 7 Fairbanks Street, Harvard, MA This exhibit focuses on plein air art resulting from a series of 4 workshop sessions, produced by multiple artists who visited different Harvard sites each week.  We show the process, the freedom to test, experiment and play with ideas, and the freedom […]

Harvard Environmental Forum: Climate Risk & Resiliency

Harvard Town Hall | Thursday May 31,  7-9pm Come hear from local committees, boards, organizations, and others working to protect and sustain our natural and municipal resources.  This year’s forum will focus on climate risks and resiliency.  Please come join the conversation and learn how you can get involved. https://harvardconservationtrust.org/envforumflyer_2018/

Tree for All 2018

HCT Trustees and Associates will distribute seedlings at the Transfer Station Saturday, April 28, from 8:00 am to noon, and on the Common across from the General Store Sunday, April 29, from 9:30am — noon. The seedlings are a Harvard Conservation Trust membership benefit and are also available to non-members for $5.00 each while supplies last. […]

Spring Walk Linking Three Great Conservation Properties

Harvard Conservation Commission’s Land Stewardship Subcommittee is leading a hike on Sunday, April 8, meeting at 1:30 pm at the parking lot for Village Nursery School on Poor Farm Road in Harvard. From our start, the full route includes three properties. We begin with a loop on the Harvard Conservation Trust’s scenic Ohlin Property down […]