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We would love to be able to finally answer a question that is frequently asked of us: how many miles […]
Miles of Trails Project
Our Executive Director, Laney Wilder, just found the first observation of the Emerald Ash Borer in Concord this month. Learn […]
Emerald Ash Borer arrives to Concord
The Land Trust is pleased to announce a gift from The Michael and Tara Burgess Edelman Family of 1.4 acres […]
A gift of land on Nashawtuc Hill
Executive Director Laney Wilder joined one of the Land Trust’s deer hunters, Frank Patterson, to explore Wright Woods and learn […]
Hunter’s View of the Forest
Join mycologist Lawrence Millman to explore fungi found in Wright Woods and Simon Willard Woods during this drought autumn.
Mushrooms during a drought year
Learn about the different species of birds that depart or fly though Concord MA every autumn with our very own […]
Hear from the Land Stewardship Intern about her experience with the Land Trust this summer!
Summer season with the Land Trust
Watch a short video that provides a quick overview of water chestnut – an aquatic invasive plant that affects our […]
water chestnut (Trapa natans)
Taking 20 minutes or more in your day to stroll, sit, or experience nature can lower your stress hormone levels; […]
20 Minutes Well Spent
Join in exploring the lands of the Concord watershed to learn about science, history, art and other topics this summer!
Volunteer & community events
Trail Work Days (Summer '21)
We need your help taking care of Land Trust properties this summer by joining fellow members and friends on our upcoming work days. We’ve added multiple dates and a flexible schedule to help accommodate members busy summer schedules. Whether you just have an hour or want to help multiple days, help us maintain the land we all love!
Miles of Trails Project
Calling all trail users: The Land Trust needs your help in measuring the lengths of our trails! This is especially great work for students seeking community service hours. We are seeking Trail Measuring Volunteers to help collect data for the Miles of Trails Project. Click the button to the right for more information on how to volunteer.
Upper Spencer Brook Valley nature journaling
Gather your adventure boots, magnifying glasses, and sketchbooks, because we are off on wild walk through Upper Spencer Brook Valley! The Land Trust is partnering with The Umbrella Arts Center, Musketaquid Arts & Environment Program to provide this art and nature workshop. Sunday April 18, 2021 from 2pm-3:30pm. Details and registration via the button to the right.
Town-wide garlic mustard pull
The Natural Resources Division and the Concord Land Conservation Trust will resume a garlic mustard pull from conservation lands, trails, and roads this year, from mid to late May. Contact the Division of Natural Resources at 978.318.3285 for more information on how to volunteer!
Brewster and the Birds Walking Tour
The Land Trust is partnering with The Concord Museum for a tour of October Farm Riverfront on Saturday May 1 at 8:30 am. Barbara Forman will tell stories about Brewster’s childhood friendship with Daniel Chester French and his time on October Farm with his assistant Robert Gilbert. Registration required, please follow the link button to the right.
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops, is a series of five short films featuring 12 world-renowned climate scientists. Narrated by Richard Gere, these films are freely available for viewing now and are subtitled in 20 languages at https://feedbackloopsclimate.com/
Saturday, January 9th at 10:30pm ET is a free livestream conversation about the climate crisis. Visit https://feedbackloopsclimate.com/events/ for additional information and to register. A local Conordian resident worked to produce this film, so let us support their work and better understand feedback loops in our changing climate.
Land Trust Newsletter Archive
Please follow the link to the right to access current and past newsletters of the Concord Land Conservation Trust.
* The Land Trust has partnered with Musketaquid Arts and the Environment to offer family “Wild Walks” on Land Trust properties. There is a small fee to register. The Land Trust makes its properties available for these events free of charge.