On May 24, a dozen folks meet at Elsie Turner playground for a trek over Mackerel Hill into Beaver Brook North Reservation. The walk had been advertised as a “Fungi Foray,” but the lack of rain greatly lessened the chance of seeing mushrooms, so our expert mycologist didn’t join us. Instead, WLT ED Sonja Wadman…

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On May 15, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate Waltham Eagle Scout Tyler Mailman and the trail he built at Smith Point. Smith Point is a small parcel on Hardy Pond owned by the Waltham Land Trust. Over the course of a few months, Tyler and his team of volunteers removed and relocated boulders,…

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Twenty-five nature enthusiasts of all ages met on May 2 at 200 5th Ave to go into Prospect Hill Park for a bioblitz! Several of WLT’s volunteer stewards (Dan, Linda, Emily, and Lesley) led the activity, where attendees aimed to document as many species of insects, amphibians, reptiles, and plants as possible. In this annual…

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The Waltham Land Trust involved 150 volunteers who beautified open space and collected around 170 bags of trash on two days during eight events. Six of these activities where along the Charles River where we covered roughly six miles. The other two cleanups were along two one-half-mile sections of the Mass Central Rail Trail, the…

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