2017 Annual Meeting Scheduled for September 10

Mainstone Farm--View from the Top. Photo by Raj Das

Make plans to attend our Annual Meeting at Mainstone Farm in Wayland, the site of one of our largest land protection projects. Mainstone Farm was protected in April 2017 when the Town of Wayland and SVT purchased conservation restrictions on this 218-acre property.

Sunday, September 10, 2017
Mainstone Farm
87 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland
(Click here to obtain Google Map Directions)

The meeting will be held outside under a tent, so please dress appropriately. Please: no dogs.

Shoes: We recommend sturdy shoes, as the meeting is being held on a recently mowed field and the ground is uneven. Avoid sandals, heels, and your favorite dress shoes.

Parking: Parking attendants will direct you to the parking lot, which is at the top of Mainstone Farm.

2:00 - 3:00
Social Hour & Trail Walks

Enjoy light refreshments and take a guided tour of the property.
(Please RSVP if you want to join a trail walk; see below.)

  • 30-minute guided walk will start at 2:10 sharp. Please be parked and ready to go by 2:05.
  • 10-minute guided walks will start at 2:20 and 2:30.

3:00 - 3:15
Celebrate Mainstone Farm's Protection

Join us in a toast to the project's success. 

3:30 - 5:15
Business Meeting

Election of Board Members, a recap of the past year, presentation of annual conservation awards, keynote address.

Keynote Topic: Hope in a Time of Anxiety

Keynote speaker: Rand Wentworth, president emeritus of the Land Trust Alliance and currently the Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership in the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University.
 

Election of Board Members

We will be voting on new officers and new board members.

See the slate of candidates and read bios of the first-time nominees.
 

Trail Walks

We will have one 30-minute walk at 2:10. If you are interested in attending this walk, please be parked and ready to go by 2:05. 

We will have two shorter walks (10-15 minutes) at 2:20 and 2:30. 

RSVPs appreciated so we can plan refreshments and the trail walks. No dogs, please.
svt@svtweb.org
978-443-5588, x110
 

Thank you

Thank you to the Hamlen Family for generously allowing us to hold the meeting at Mainstone Farm.

Also, thank you to Village Bank, Middlesex Savings Bank,  Baldwin Insurance Agency, and Roche Bros. for their support of our Annual Meeting.