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Sudbury Valley Trustees 61st Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Award Winners, clockwise from top left.  Barbara Earley, Morgan Volunteer Award; Lee Steppacher, Distinguished Public Service Award; Fred King, Steward of the Land Award; Judy and Will Mack, Lifetime Achievement Award; Judy Eneguess, Morgan Volunteer Award; Steve Tobin, Lewis Conservation Award; and in the center keynote speaker Wes Ward, Senior Advisor for Conservation Policy to The Trustees of Reservations
Sudbury Valley Trustees will be recognizing several local conservation leaders for significant contributions to the preservation and protection of the region’s conservation lands at its 61st Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 2, at 6:30pm.  The meeting will take place at SVT’s Wolbach Farm headquarters (18 Wolbach Road) in Sudbury.  This event is open to the public, so please come and learn more about the important work of SVT and the contributions of these dedicated conservationists. 
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55 Acres Conserved in Northborough

Howard Brook Bridge in Northborough
By Ashley Davies, Land Protection Specialist
On June 2, 2014, the Town of Northborough granted Sudbury Valley Trustees a conservation restriction (CR) over 55 acres of open meadows and upland forest on Green Street. The conservation restriction forever protects a forested slope, a sweeping grassland meadow, and a portion of Howard Book, a cold water stream that provides habitat to native brook trout.  
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Iconic Wayland Landscape Permanently Preserved

The views across the Lincoln Road fields are now permanently preserved.
By Christa Collins, Director of Land Protection
Dirt roads are rare in our parts, so one can’t help feeling transported to another time while standing on the rocky and rutted surface of Lincoln Road in Wayland, gazing across fields that have changed little since the days of Henry Thoreau.  As evidenced by the many walkers present on a recent morning, this is one of the most peaceful and lovely lanes in town along which to amble. The views across the Lincoln Road fields are now permanently preserved. 
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Sudbury Valley Trustees
is a regional land trust that conserves land and protects wildlife habitat in the Concord, Assabet, and Sudbury river basin for the benefit of present and future generations.