Links to articles about hiking, the environment, and other GWLT-related subjects.
Today, Executive Director Colin Novick appeared on 508: A Show About Worcester on Unity Radio to discuss gypsy moths. To listen in, look for today’s episode on their Facebook page.
From the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, video of a Great Blue Heron at University Park shows how valuable (and beautiful) urban open space can be:
MassWildlife needs help monitoring the wild turkey population in Massachusetts. Help them out by reporting any you see out hiking. Instructions are on their web site.
An article By Steven H. Foskett Jr. in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette highlights the recent activity around Granger Cliffs:
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.
GWLT is part of a 15-organization coalition saying “Yes for a Better Worcester” that includes open space, historic resources, and affordable housing.
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: