Events Scrapbook

Thanks to all of you who visited the Opacum Tent
at the 2015 Big MOE!
Al Smith demonstrating how to grind corn with a mano and metate stone.

 

Monson Savings Bank has pledged $10,000 to support the work of Opacum Land Trust in Monson!


Pictured here, president Steven Lowell presents Opacum Vice President Leslie Duthie, and OLT Executive Director Ed Hood with a check for $2,500 to sponsor the new Flynt Quarry Lands trail
guide – which will be available at the Opacum Land Trust booth at Monson Summer Fest on July 4th. The remainder of Monson Savings’ Bank pledge will go to Opacum’s “Stewardship Fund”, for the long-term care and protection of the 396 acres of land it protects in Monson.

 

Congratulations to Jackie Kulig (center), winner of the Winter Woods IQ Contest at our tracking hike on February 7, 2015 at Opacum Woods! Thanks to Opacum Volunteers Kay Hunt (left) and Scott Gerrish (right)for leading the walk!

2014 at the BIG MOE!

2014 Honey Brook Bridge takes shape!
Located at Opacum Woods and a Project by Eagle Scout candidate Logan Melican

A Tangle of Trees!
Scott Gerrish, Opacum Volunteer and Consulting Forester, deals with a snag along the trail at Opacum Woods in August 2014. Many thanks to you, Scott!

Turley Publications article on our Murdery Mystery Fundraiser

Great Photo Spread in the Southbridge News & Sturbridge Villager of Kay & Scott's Winter Hike at Opacum Woods!

Is this not the best showing of Opacum-ness ever?

Kay Hunt, our volunteer clerk & director, recently donned this costume to run in the Brimfield Trail Committee's 5K event on April 30th. Thanks, Kay!

Got photos? Send them! Mahalo!

Jennifer

Russ Cohen has led many wild edibles hikes for us over the years. He's a guru, Thanks Russ!

 

Visit his website to see a list of his walks and talks.

PS- his recipes are delish!!

 

Remember, you can purchase things like coloring books, tee shirts, bags, postcards and even Anna Ozolin's print at our events! Just look for Jennifer and her portable Opacum Store!

Vernal Pool School with our friend Matt Burne from the Vernal Pool Association!

 

Thanks Matt!

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Phragmities!

Non-native invasive taking over our swamp at Opacum Woods!

Who cares? WE DO! This is a place where a rare plant thrives. Wanna help? Let us know!

 


The Plant Sale was a fun fundrasier.

 


table 3 In Summer 2006, we saw the installation of the Opacum Woods sign, by John Cloutier & Globe Sign Company in Southbridge This sign and the kiosk and brochures at Opacum Woods, and the kiosk, signage & brochures at the Thompson Family "Forever Wild" Preserve, were paid for in part through a $5,000 grant from Fields Pond Foundation, along with generous matching donations from individuals and businesses who support Opacum Land Trust.