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Category Archives: In the News

Links to articles about hiking, the environment, and other GWLT-related subjects.

In the News: Blue Heron at University Park!

Great White Heron on the East Side Trail

From the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, video of a Great Blue Heron at University Park shows how valuable (and beautiful) urban open space can be:

http://www.telegram.com/news/20180607/at-university-park-theres-wildlife-in-city

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.

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

 

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