NCT Newsletter

 

NCT’s Fall 2016 Newsletter —
Please Help Us Give Our Newsletter a New Name!

We are seeking a more unique name for our quarterly publication and we’d like your help! The only guideline is that the name be related to nature or land conservancy. Please submit your suggestion using the link below. The NCT Board of Directors will choose the winner from all submissions. The newsletter will carry the new name in our Winter edition. Submit your suggestion here


Due to the Inclement Weather Forecast, this event has been cancelled. 
Events

A fun winter hike up Mt. Watatic (Ashby-Ashburnham), under the February Full Moon, on Saturday, February 11th. Sunday, February 12th will be the alternative date if weather/clouds interfere. To be led by NCT’s Russ Schott and ably assisted by Linn Clark.
For more info contact Newsletter@nashobatrust.org


download-12016 Membership Drive
NCT offers the following levels of membership:
Individual   $35
Family         $50
Sponsor       $100
Corporate   $250
Benefactor  $1000, or land donation Contributions are tax deductible.

You may be able to help fund conservation land and reduce your tax bill by donating stocks or other appreciated securities. Please contact us to learn how.

All memberships include subscription to the NCT Quarterly Newsletter.

Please click on the ‘Donate’ button or mail an enclosed check to:
Nashoba Conservation Trust
PO Box 188
Pepperell, MA 01463



NCT Board of Directors:
Officers: President: Ken Hartlage     Vice President: Paula Terrasi     Secretary: Cindy Kuhn       Treasurer: Patty Franklin
Directors: Linn Clark     Siri Stromsted     Mark Camp     Paul Peavey     Russell Schott     Michael Veit     Rob Rand

 

Share Button
Conservation Corner
In This Edition
Profile in Giving

Profile in Giving

By Paula Terrasi —- Celebrating 24 Acres of newly protected land off Jewett Street: “Sue’s Ramble” “I fell in love with Pepperell because of its forests and trails, its pristine rivers and streams. That’s the reason I moved here 22 years ago. I’ve had extraordinary experiences in these wild places! That’s the reason I stay. Read More

Share Button
Photo Exhibit at Lawrence Library

Photo Exhibit at Lawrence Library

By Michael Veit and Rob Rand — The Nissitissit River is well known for its cold, clean waters and native trout, but that is not all it has to offer. From Spring ’til Fall wildflowers rise up along the river’s edge providing food and shelter to wildlife, and delighting us with their captivating designs and Read More

Share Button
NCT Trail Guide

NCT Trail Guide

NCT Trail Guide Our new 2016 trail guide is available. The guide describes (16) different conservation areas managed by NCT and the Pepperell Conservation Commission. Contained in each section is a description of the parcel, a detailed trail map, and other information to help you enjoy each of these beautiful areas.  a

Share Button
Trail Maintenance

Trail Maintenance

By Paul Peavey — NCT is proud to announce our new ‘Adopt a Trail’ program! A major challenge for any land trust organization is to properly maintain trail systems to ensure a safe and visually appealing environment for those using the trails. For the group of people currently performing this function it is always a Read More

Share Button
Local Farm Weathers Drought

Local Farm Weathers Drought

By Maegan Carrasquillo — As a resident of Pepperell I’ve noticed there are many of us that use wells for our water. After such a dry summer I began monitoring things like lengths of showers and how we’d go about washing our dishes. It really made me wonder how a business that depends on water Read More

Share Button