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Birding Walk with Wayne Petersen

Saturday, April 19th at 8:30 am. Join us for a morning of birding with renowned ornithologist Wayne Petersen. Learn more here. Click here for directions.

Painting in Nature with Tricia Cassady

Saturday, April 26th at 10:am. Spend a morning sketching & painting at a Wildlands Preserve. Tricia Cassady, local botanical artist & President of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators- New England Chapter, will be leading the workshop. Learn more. Directions.

4th Annual Run for Conservation

Wildlands' 5K Run for Conservation will be held on Sat. June 28th, 2014. Planning is underway. Seeking volunteers!  Please contact Moire Loftus.

 

Are you interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor? Click here.

Wetlands Workshop for Professionals

Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Santuary, Barnstable, will hold a hands on Wetland Creation Workshop for professionals on June 24th & June 25th. For more information click here.

Wildlands Forms New Partnership with HPWA

Herring Ponds Watershed Association is an invaluable local resource. Wildlands Trust is excited to collaborate with HPWA and work with landowners in the Herring Ponds Watershed who want to learn more about how they can protect the watershed by conserving their land. (Please contact Scott MacFaden, Director of Land Protection at Wildlands Trust.) read more

 

Enhanced Tax Deduction Update

April 4, 2014: Senate Finance Committee votes to extend an important tax incentive for landowner-initiated conservation efforts for 2014 and 2015. Next Steps: Tax Incentives.

 

Wildlands News- March 2014

Latest newsletter here.

Explore Rochester

This Trail Guide provides nature opportunities for walking, hiking, birding, cross country skiing and fishing on 13 protected properties within the Town of Rochester, including our Delano, Rounseville II and Robinson Gilmore Preserves. Explore Rochester here.

 

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Trailblazer Events

Mike has resumed a new and expanded Wildlands Trailblazers program. Volunteers are needed to improve our preserves. Next Trailblazers is April 26th. Learn more.

Find A Preserve Near You

Many of the lands protected by the Trust are maintained as “Preserves” with beautiful walking trails. Take a look at our latest Trail Maps.

 
2014 Philbrick Community Garden

All of our garden plots have been reserved for this season. If you'd like to be added to our waiting list please contact Karyn Lord.  Learn more here.

2013 Highlights

Thank you all for your continued and invaluable support of Wildlands Trust. Click here for Highlights of our accomplishments this year made possible by committed members like you.

"Wildlands Trust Takes Over The Family Farm"

Article in 9/11/13 Wicked Local Plymouth by Frank Mand
"At Saturday’s groundbreaking for the future headquarters of The Wildlands Trust, it was obvious that the choice of the Davis-Douglas Farm on Long Pond Road was already a hit with neighbors, environmentalists and ..." read more

 

"Historic Plymouth Farm to become Headquarters of Leading Land Trust" 

Article in 9/11/13 Wicked Local Plymouth by Frank Mand

"For years, this community has been known as a center of American history and a birthplace of democratic ideals. But for the past decade, a new Plymouth has been emerging." read more

 

"Hear Our Stories":

What inspires people to protect their land?

Wolf Trap Farm - Middleboro

Anderson Farm - West Bridgewater

Emery Preserve - Plymouth

Six Ponds Preserve - Plymouth

Wildlands Trust Properties 

View our properties through the eyes of nature photographer Jerry Monkman.


 

Trail Guide: The Nunckatessett Greenway

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