• Kayaking

    For kids… The Trust sponsors the Tom Denney Nature Camp in Bolton. July to early August.

  • Practice Rock Climbing

    The advanced Eco-Adventures campers from Tom Denney Nature Camp

  • Bolton Town Common Initiative

    Initiative to transform the Old Smith Property into a vibrant Town Common

  • Annual Meeting Walk

    Trust members enjoy a trail walk and talk about raptors before the Annual Meeting

  • Fun with Four Winds – Birds’ Beaks

    Students practice picking things up using different things as “beaks”

  • July 4th Parade

    Tom Denney Nature Camp counselors and campers decorate a car for the Bolton July 4th Parade

  • Annual Meeting Talk – Raptors

    Bird’s eye view…

  • New Bolton Center Trail

    Bob and Max Roemer, and Al Ferry complete work on the new Bolton Center Trail.

  • Fun with Four Winds – Signs of Leaf-Eaters

    Students learn that different insects eat leaves in different ways. Some eat edges, some chew holes in the middle, some eat everything but the tough veins.

  • Annual Meeting Talk – Raptors

    Trust members enjoyed a raptor presentation at the Annual Meeting. This vulture was a guest of honor.

  • Fun with Four Winds – Frog Stomp

    Students look for eggs, tadpoles, frogs and toads in a vernal pool

  • Horton Trail

    Horton Trail

  • Fun with Four Winds – Air Matters

    Air occupies volume! When the flame consumes oxygen, water is pulled into the jar to fill its space.

  • Town Common Flag Ceremony

    Bolton Scout Troops participated in the first Town Common flag ceremony on the Fourth of July 2016

  • Sullivan Conservation Property

    Sullivan Conservation Property

  • Schultz Conservation Property

  • Phillip Phillips Conservation Area

  • Held Conservation Restriction

  • Annual Yard and Plant Sale at the Old Smith Garage

  • James Conservation Restriction

The Bolton Conservation Trust

Committed to sustaining the character of Bolton for existing and future generations by engaging the community through events, environmental education programs and land stewardship.

Zootopia on the Common – Saturday, October 15 @ 7:30pm

Mark your calendars for Movies on the Common! On Saturday, 10/14 at 7:30 the Bolton Conservation Trust will have an open air screening of Zootopia! Spread the word.

Scarecrow on the Common Contest

It's time for the second annual Scarecrow on the Common Contest!
Here's how it works:
1. Pick up your pre-made stake at the special box on the Common (or make your own). First come, first served!
2. Make your scarecrow! Get creative! Not all scarecrows need to be straw hats and stuffed shirts. You can turn your favorite superhero, animal and even monster into a scarecrow. And if you’re a local business or organizations looking for a fun way to celebrate fall, then turn your logo or mascot into a scarecrow.
3. Join us for a "staking party" on Saturday, October 21st from 9-11am where volunteers from the Trust will be on hand to help your stake your scarecrow. And you can enjoy some cider donuts and refreshments! If you want to make a scarecrow but are unable to attend, just let us know at BoltonScarecrow@gmail.com.
4. Once your scarecrow is staked, snap a photo and send to BoltonScarecrow@gmail.com.
5. The top three scarecrows will be awarded on Halloween and win gift certificates courtesy of the Bolton Bean.

Our work complements that of the Bolton Conservation Commission. In comparison, the Commission is a Town board, appointed by the Board of Selectmen and tasked with regulatory functions – including administering the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (MGL Ch. 131.s 40) and the Bolton Wetland Law 1.18 – and the maintenance of Town-owned conservation land. Conversely, we are an independent, all-volunteer, non-governmental organization. The Bolton Conservation Trust depends on membership support, both monetary and volunteering, to succeed in its mission. Please JOIN US!