Granby Land Trust explores Wilhelm Farm woodlands

Granby Land Trust members Ann Wilhelm and Bill Bentley graciously invited the Granby Land Trust to join them and DEEP forester David Beers for a walk at Wilhelm Farm on Nov. 14. Providing food for the Wilhelm family from 1936 to 1990, the farm has now switched its emphasis to a managed forest that provides timber, songbird, deer, and small mammal habitat, and most important in this time of climate change, carbon sequestration and storage.

Granby Land Trust holds Annual Meeting

Named in memory of Olof Stevenson, who served as the caretaker on the Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve for more than 50 years when it was privately owned, the new Olof Stevenson Award celebrates exemplary stewardship work by a member(s) of the Granby Land Trust.

Getting dirty for a good cause

About 20 Granby Land Trust members spent a Saturday morning in late October working to clean up the trails on the GLT’s Godard Preserve with its trail head located off Donahue Road in North Granby.

Land Trust considers nesting birds

At a recent board meeting of the Granby Land Trust, a discussion occurred regarding dog walking on Land Trust properties. Leashed dogs have been and are always welcome, but board member and veteran birder John Weeks brought “secondary scent-vectored predation” to the table at a recent board meeting.