Past Events

On this first day of summer
Bring the family and chill out on a
June 21, 7:00 PM
Lawrence Library, Pepperell

Walruses – Cape Seniavin, Alaska

Margaret Williams, Director of World Wildlife Fund’s Arctic program,  and a native of Pepperell, will provide a family friendly ‘armchair tour’ of the marine and coastal landscapes, wildlife, and people of the Artic. Her slideshow presentation will include the current challenges for conservation the region, and a description of some of WWF’s programs in this part of the world.
This event is sponsored by Nashoba Conservation Trust and is free to the public. A donation is appreciated to support NCT’s conservation efforts.

Read more about Margaret and her WWF work here

Breakfast with the Birds 2017



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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