Calendar

Winter Moon Walk (or Snowshoe)

January 23, 2019 8:00pm

Location:

Greenways Conservation Area, Wayland

Leader:

Katy Allen

Price:

$10 (free for SVT members)

Visit the Greenways Conservation Area as the moon rises. Walk across the field and down to the Sudbury River at this quiet, dark time of day. Katy Allen of Open Spirit and One Earth Collaborative will lead this trail walk through woodlands and fields and along the Sudbury River. Bring a poem, reading, song, or story about the moon to share if you would like. 

Note: this program will start at 8 pm

 

 

Managing and Protecting our Farms, Forests, and Open Spaces: Land Protection Success Stories

January 26, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location:

Houghton Building, 697 Main Street, Bolton

Leader:

Town of Bolton, Sudbury Valley Trustees, and Bolton Conservation Trust

Price:

Free

Learn from local landowners about the options for taking care of and protecting land. Guest speakers: Walter Bickford, Berlin Conservation Commission; Christa Collins, Director of Land Protection, SVT

Pie and coffee will be served. 

RSVP  to Sara Amish at [email protected] or 978-443-5588, ext. 138

Sponsored by Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT), the Bolton Agricultural Commission, the Bolton Conservation Commission, and the Bolton Conservation Trust (BCT)

Antler "Hunt"

February 2, 2019 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location:

Cedar Hill, Northborough

Leader:

Rachel Goclawski, Cooking with Mrs. G

Price:

$10 (free for SVT members)

Learn the basics of deer tracking, and the best tips and tricks to find deer antler sheds in the wild. Did you know that white tailed deer antlers have all the nutrition of bone without the safety hazards for your dog? Whether you seek antlers for your dog, an art or craft project, or just want to find a wild treasure, antler hunting is a great way to get outdoors in wintertime. Participants will receive a tracking sheet, and a list of tips and tricks for finding antlers. Led by foraging expert, Rachel Goclawski. Wear good outerwear and boots for the weather.

Program Full - Please register to be added to waitlist. 

 

Conservation Options & Planning: A Workshop for Landowners

February 5, 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:

Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough

Leader:

SVT and several local land trusts

Price:

Free

Have you ever thought about conserving your land? Creating a conservation plan for your property will help you determine the land's future and leave a lasting legacy.

At this workshop, you will hear one couple's conservation story and learn from experts about how you can plan for the future of your property. Landowners, an attorney, an appraiser, and last trust staff with provide presentations with Q & A session to follow. 

RSVP to Ashley Davies by January 25 at [email protected] or 978-443-5588 X121. 

Hosted by Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT), Boxborough Conservation Trust (BCT), Littleton Conservation Trust (LCT), Harvard Conservation Trust (HCT), and Acton Conservation Trust (ACT)

 

Winter Owl Prowl

February 13, 2019 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location:

Wolbach Farm, Sudbury

Leader:

Michele Grzenda and Laura Mattei

Price:

$10 (free for SVT members)

Join Michele Grzenda, SVT’s Stewardship Committee member and Laura Mattei, SVT Director of Stewardship, on a night hike and owl prowl at Wolbach Farm. We begin indoors with a presentation introducing the three most common owls in Massachusetts, as well as discussing the nocturnal adaptations they possess to survive. Then we will head out into the forest for a slow paced 1- hour hike. Owl observations are not guaranteed but this promises to be an evening not to be missed!  

Please wear good walking/hiking shoes, dress warmly, and bring along a headlamp or flashlight.  Also consider a walking stick or hiking poles as appropriate. We highly recommend that children be at least 8 years old. No dogs, please.

Program Full - Please register to be added to the wait list.

Birds of A Feather Gather Together Annual Benefit Gala

March 9, 2019 6:00pm

Location:

Sheraton Framingham Hotel

Leader:

SVT Benefit Committee

Price:

$150 ($150 for SVT members)

For more information on the event, go to Birds of a Feather on SVT's web page.

Each guest has a choice of one of the following entrees:

  • Tuscan Garlic Chicken with Kale and White Beans 
  • Grilled Swordfish with Mushroom and Leek Ragout  
  • Vegetable Ravioli

When purchasing tickets online, please indicate your meal choice in the Comments section. Thank you.