Past Events


Wildflower Walk with the Conservation Commission and Nashoba Conservation Trust
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Hoverfly on broadleafed arrowhead

The Conservation Commission and the Nashoba Conservation Trust co-hosted a Wildflower walk on Pepperell Springs Conservation Area with Ecologist Pat Rice. Pat Rice, an ecologist on the Conservation Commission, and other wild flower enthusiasts spent about an hour on a short wild flower walk at Pepperell Springs Conservation area.

Date: April 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location: Pepperell Springs Conservation Area
Address: Intersection of Oak Hill and Chestnut Streets, Pepperell, MA 01463

Breakfast with the Birds
Heald Orchard - Breakfast with The Birds

Heald Orchard – Breakfast with The Birds

The Pepperell Conservation Commission and Nashoba Conservation Trust held Breakfast with the Birds on Saturday, May 10 at 6 AM at the Heald Street Orchard. It was slightly misty but we were still able to see a great variety of birds. Many thanks to new Board Member Michael Veit for leading an informative and enjoyable walk!



Heald Orchard, 5/6/14
Seen Heard
Blackbird, Red-winged Crow, American
Bluebird, Eastern Killdeer
Bobolink Ovenbird
Cardinal, Northern Sparrow, House (English)
Catbird, Gray Thrush, Wood
Chickadee, Black-capped Warble, Nashville
Cowbird, Brown-headed
Dove, Mourning
Geese, Canada
Grosbeak, Rose-breasted
Jay, Blue
Oriole, Baltimore
Phoebe, Eastern
Robin, American
Sparrow, Field
Sparrow, Song
Swallow, Tree
Warbler, Blue-winged
Warbler, Chestnut-sided
Warbler, Northern Parula
Warbler, Yellow
Woodpecker, Downy
Yellowthroat, Common
Total: 23 Total 6
Grand total: 29


Annual Meeting –  Nashoba Conservation Trust held its annual meeting on Monday, April 28. NCT President Ken Hartlage led the discussion, which included an accompanying power point presentation.Topics covered were a ‘Year in Review’ of 2013, ongoing current projects as well as upcoming events, and a review of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline proposed expansion. Officer elections were held as well. You can see the slides of the presentation here – NCT 2014 Annual Meeting

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