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In the News: Auburn Grants GWLT Easement

Last night at the Auburn town meeting, the town agreed to grant an easement on town-owned land to the Greater Worcester Land Trust for access to our conservation area (map & easement detail below). Many thanks to the voters of Auburn for their support.


For more on the history of Granger Cliffs, see this article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

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In the News: Community Preservation Act

From MassLive.com:
Worcester-based coalition pushes to get Community Preservation Act on the city’s November ballot

GWLT is part of a 15-organization coalition saying “Yes for a Better Worcester” that includes open space, historic resources, and affordable housing.

Join Us! Weekend Arbor Day Celebration

Worcester Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, 4/28
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Institute Park at Park Ave & Salisbury St.

Come join GWLT for a day in the park! We will be there with a Property Sign frame for Sibley Farm and will be having folks “chip in” with cutting out the mortises for the Timber Frame.

We will also have coloring sheets for kids, trail maps for adults, and advice on the best Spring hikes in town.

Hope to see you there!

In the News: Training for Conservation

From Mongabay, an article about using positive reinforcement to help train wild animals to avoid humans and encourage them to stay in their natural habitats:

Black Bear with Bird Feeder

A black bear wanders out of its habitat seeking food from bird feeders.

Animal trainers are teaching wildlife to conserve themselves

 

In the News: MicroPlants!

Want to help scientists from your home computer? The Field Museum of Chicago, Duke University, and international scientists are learning from the online MicroPlants project. Contribute to their study by measuring tiny leaves in photographs from your web browser, and help forward our understanding of biodiversity!

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