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Volunteer & community events


All in-person volunteer and community events have been postponed at this time.

The Land Trust will be resuming in-person programs when it’s safe to gather once more. In the meantime, see below the digital and self-guided programs for Spring and Summer 2020.

Family Activities:

Summer Quest

Gather your supplies, pack your bag, and get ready for adventure! Join in exploring the lands of the Concord watershed to learn about science, history, art and other topics this summer.

Riverfest 2020

Self-guided walk of Nashawtuc Hill Properties

Curious about the natural and cultural history around Nashawtuc Hill? Take a walk with the Land Trust’s self-guided map to learn more about the Land Trust’s properties at Nashawtuc Hill and unique features of the area.

June 17 - 21, 2020
Town of Concord Ecological Talk:

Living with Coyotes

Join Pat Huckery, Northeast District Supervisor at MassWildlife, for a brief history of the Eastern Coyote with a focus on resolving and preventing conflicts between humans and coyotes. learn how to recognize coyote behaviors and appropriate methods of interaction.

For more information, please contact:
Concord Natural Resources Division (978-318-3285)

Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 7:00 p.m
Willard School Auditorium
185 Powdermill Road, Concord, MA
Musketaquid wild walk series:

Tracking Winter Wildlife and Wild Edibles

Tim Swanson will teach us how to use both sight and sound (and sometimes smell) to interpret animal movements and behavior. In addition to recognizing common tracks, learn to observe wintering bird flock behaviors and study animal signs like burrows, digging, and pecking. What does the winter forest offer us to eat? Geared to enthusiasts of all ages. 

Sunday, February 2nd 2020, 1 pm -3 pm
A Presentation by Dr. Robert J. Gegear

What's the Buzz? The People-Plant-Pollinator Connection

You are invited to a free presentation about bumblebees and the intricate relationships between plants and pollinators!

Please share this invitation with anyone who might be interested. Registration requested for planning purposes.

This program is sponsored by the Native Pollinator Task Force of the MetroWest Conservation Alliance. The MCA is a collaboration of land trusts (including the Concord Land Conservation Trust), local conservation commissions, and other groups that work together to improve ecological health of the 36 communities around the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers. Contact Matthew Morris at for any questions.

November 17, 2019, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Rd, Southborough MA
Tabling Events:

Concord Ag Day

Come meet the Concord Land Conservation Trust as we table at the annual Concord Ag Day! Learn about our properties, how we help to conserve farm land in Concord to support local farmers and preserve the traditional farming landscape in Concord.

Saturday, Sept. 14th 2019, 10 am - 4 pm
Musketaquid wild walk series:

Wild Walk with Tim Swanson: Nature Awareness

Our senses have become dulled down by the stimuli we encounter in the modern world. This class will reconnect you with the woods and help you see, hear, smell, touch, and enjoy nature on a more intimate level. Get ready for fun games!

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 3pm - 5:30pm
Musketaquid wild walk series:

Nature Skills Festival with Ken Clarkson

Spend the afternoon learning to start a fire by friction, whittle sticks, make crafts and tools with natural materials.  Learn how to see the forest through an animal’s eyes and move with stealth; listen to and identify birds; and learn about wild edibles.
Instructors: Ken Clarkson, Rob Riman, Andrew Joslin

Sunday November 3rd 2019, 1-4pm

* CLCT has partnered with Musketaquid Arts and the Environment to offer family “Wild Walks” on CLCT properties. There is a small fee to register. CLCT makes its properties available for these events free of charge.