On July 24, twenty-two mushroom enthusiasts met at 200 5th Ave to access Prospect Hill Park in search of fungi. International mycologist Lawrence Millman led the adventure. We saw more fungi varieties than ever before, thanks to the abundance of rain. Lots more photos on our Flickr site.  

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On Sunday, July 11, fourteen hardy people worked on clearing the land around the historic Wellington House on Trapelo Road. Ward 3 City Councillor George Darcy, who is a founding WLT Director, led the effort with WLT steward Betty MacKenzie. The hope is to have a walking path run through the property, with farm fields…

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On July 10, thirty plant enthusiasts met at 200 5th Ave to access Prospect Hill Park for a walk focused on plant communities. WLT Director Lesley Sneddon, who wrote a book “A Walk in the Park: Plant Communities of Prospect Hill Park” led the trek, assisted by Barbara Bates. City of Waltham Ranger Adam Green…

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On June 27, five awesome WLT stewards, led by Jarek Reihner, were joined by Parterre Ecological’s Ryan Corrigan in the woods along the Charles River next to the Woerd Ave Boat Launch. The WLT is coordinating with the MA DCR and Waltham Conservation Commission to restore this land by removing invasive plants like Japanese knotweed,…

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