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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: Reforestation

This article from UConn Today talks about the value of passive reforestation. GWLT practices passive reforestation on its properties, but with an eye toward culling non-native invasive species, and occasional selective culling to help point our future forests in a direction.

Reforestation: Knowing When to Let Nature Take its Course

New England Is Losing 65 Acres Of Forestland Per Day, Report Finds

From WBUR, an article by Steve LeBlanc of The Associated Press that shows how imperative it is to preserve open space :

New England Is Losing 65 Acres Of Forestland Per Day, Report Finds

http://www.wbur.org/news/2017/09/19/new-england-forest-report

If you’d like to help the Greater Worcester area’s natural infrastructure, don’t forget to become a member!

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