Author Archives: beckbird17

Thank you Boxborough!

Boxborough votes YES to conserve 95 & 105 Sargent Road! An overwhelming win for conservation!  At Annual Town Meeting on May 10th with just a few votes shy of unanimous, Boxborough made the decision to conserve this valuable prime wooded upland.  It was so moving to see the town come together to support the purchase […]
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Help Save 21 acres of forest in Boxborough!

UPDATE: PLEASE Attend Annual Town Meeting! Warrant Article 23 that is likely to be brought up on the 2nd night of Annual Town Meeting, May 10th, at 7:45 pm, but in order to make sure that happens, we need people to attend the first night also, Monday May 9th for a procedural vote to make […]
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BCTrust’s Annual Meeting: Nature’s Best Hope with Doug Tallamy!

March 29, 2022 at 7:00pm via Zoom – a great success! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Boxborough Conservation Trust’s Annual Meeting – it was free and open to the public, and over 100 people registered, with at least 75 attendees. We began with a brief introduction from our President, and an […]
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Let’s Save 21 Acres in Boxborough!

The Town has been noticed of their right (Right of First Refusal) to acquire 21 acres of open land at 95 and 105 Sargent Road.  The land is currently under agreement to be developed into 5 (ANR/ Approval Not Required) house lots and more could be developed. As the land has been in Chapter 61 […]
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Common Ground is here! Fall/Winter 2021 edition

BCTrust Fall Speaker – November 9th, 7pm

Click here to view the Zoom talk!

Bucky Weaver Art Exhibit / Online Auction!

You may recognize this lovely landscape if you’ve spent time walking in Boxborough. Bucky Weaver (1950-2020) was a beloved Boxborough resident for more than 20 years, and could often be seen tending his garden on Hill Road. Though his passion for gardening was evident, few people knew he was also a talented and prolific painter. An exhibition […]
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I Hiked The Boxborough “30”!

Have you ever wanted to hike every mile of the trails in Boxborough? Now is your chance: earn bragging rights AND a patch or button for completing this challenge! Simply fill out this form with the dates that you’ve hiked, bring the completed form to the Sargent Memorial Library and we will give you your […]
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Spring issue of Common Ground is here!

AB BioBlitz – April 30-May 3, 2021

This weekend! Download the free app iNaturalist on your phone, join the AB BioBlitz group, and start documenting every species you can find – in your own backyard and beyond!