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GWLT In the News Today!

From Telegram.com:

Greater Worcester Land Trust buys link for Greenway

WORCESTER – The Greater Worcester Land Trust received its first gift of property near the Holden line on Dec. 6, 1995. Twenty-two years to the day, it bought the property across the street, securing a key connection linking 918 acres of the Four Town Greenway all the way up to Holden.

“Before (this property acquisition) there was 918 acres separated into two chunks,” said Colin Novick, executive director of the Greater Worcester Land Trust. “This puts the two chunks together.”

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In the News: Can Poison Ivy Help Against Invasives?

Pierre-Joseph Redouté [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Is there a conservation use for one of our most bothersome-to-humans native species? Science Daily has an article about using Poison Ivy in the battle against invasive Japanese Knotweed:

Poison-ivy an unlikely hero in warding off exotic invaders?

 

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The Greater Worcester Community Foundation Supports GWLT!

GWLT is grateful to the Greater Worcester Community Foundation for their critical support of the work we do here at GWLT, and for making the work of many non-profits possible. The GWCF helps makes the area we call home a greener, kinder, and better place to live.

Full story on the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Event: Green Friday / Opt Outside Hike!

Why fight the crowds when you can get outside? Here at GWLT, we’ll be celebrating Green Friday with a roughly 4-mile hike from 8 AM – 11 AM. The hike will start at Cascading Waters and go to the future Holbrook Forest on Salisbury Street on the Worcester/Holden line. Shuttle back to origin offered.

To RSVP or for more information email colin@gwlt.org.

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