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View from Assabet River Bluff. Photo by SVT.

Assabet River Bluff has been conserved! These seven acres along the Assabet River and the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Concord have been purchased by...

Flowers at Gowing's Swamp-August 2022. Photo by SVT Staff.

Our long-term effort to restore pollinator habitat at Gowing's Swamp in Concord is showing great success!

A solid block of Japanese knotweed has...

Stephen Winthrop Trail Dedication--Jane Williamson and Daughters

During a ceremony on June 14, SVT renamed the trail at Upper Mill Brook in Wayland in memory of long-time Board member Stephen Winthrop.

A Wayland...

Oechsle Land - August 2022. Photo by SVT Staff.

An 8.9-acre tract in Sudbury is a testimony to one family's multigenerational commitment to conservation.

In 2008, Walter and Christa Oechsle...

Mechanic Street Conservation Project. Photo by Lauren Scheuer.

A 94-acre wooded property on the Upton-Grafton line will soon be permanently protected, thanks to a collaborative conservation effort.

The Mechanic...

Storybook Trail: We Wait for the Sun

The Storybook Trail at Wolbach Farm in Sudbury now features We Wait for the Sun, written by Katie McCabe and illustrated by Raissa Figueroa.


Prospect Hill Community Orchard. Photo by Louis Calisi

June 29. 2022: We have reached our fundraising goal!

The stunning Prospect Hill Community Orchard in Harvard will now be permanently protected with...


SVT has openings for two TerraCorps-AmeriCorps Members for the upcoming service year, which will run from August 29, 2022, to July 28, 2023.



We need your help! Are you interested in helping SVT save natural areas for wildlife and people? 

SVT seeks a volunteer Assistant Clerk to record the...

A patch of straw with of S. tsugae beetles clipped to a hemlock tree

SVT has released three colonies of beetles at our Smith Conservation Land in Littleton in an attempt to control the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) that...


Anyone interested in creating a pollinator garden is invited to tour a Pollinator Preservation Garden with the Native Pollinator Task Force (NPTF).



A group of Boy Scouts from Wayland recently improved the trails at Mainstone Farm by building a bridge over an intermittent stream.  

The area had...