• 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

  • James Conservation Restriction

  • Annual Yard and Plant Sale at the Old Smith Garage

  • Held Conservation Restriction

  • Phillip Phillips Conservation Area

  • Schultz Conservation Property

  • Sullivan Conservation Property

    Sullivan Conservation Property

  • Practice Rock Climbing

    The advanced Eco-Adventures campers from Tom Denney Nature Camp

  • Kayaking

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

  • Bolton Town Common Initiative

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

  • Horton Trail

    Horton Trail

  • Fun with Four Winds – Frog Stomp

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

  • 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 – 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.

  • New Bolton Center Trail

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

  • Annual Meeting Talk – Raptors

    Bird’s eye view…

  • July 4th Parade

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

  • Fun with Four Winds – Birds’ Beaks

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

  • Annual Meeting Walk

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

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.


Get outside on nature trails! Earn prizes! For all ages!


1. Get started: Pick up a notebook at the Bolton Public Library

2. Go explore nature: Get out on the conservation trails, find the stamps and stamp your notebooks (hints for the locations can be found at https://www.boltontrails.org/BOC)

3. Claim your prize: Find us at our trails booth at Backyard Bolton at the end of the summer and show us your book and earn prizes: adventure backpacks for kids and tote bags for adults

For more information:

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!

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.