Plastic Bag Ban Support At our October meeting, the Hudson Land Trust board of directors voted unanimously to endorse article 17, a bylaw to eliminate the usage of single plastic checkout bags. The board feels that this ban will have a meaningful impact on town conservation resources. A reduction in the number of plastic bags […]
About Andy Horvitz
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Thank you, St. Mary’s Credit Union The Hudson Land Trust would like to thank St. Mary’s Credit Union for its generous donation of $500. These funds help the Trust fulfill its mission of preserving and protecting Hudson’s precious natural resources.
Last Thursday, a hearty group of about thirty volunteers braved some rain, swarming mosquitos, and a dense jungle of thorns and poison ivy to cut a loop trail at the Old North Road conservation land. Thank you to all who contributed. Thank you to Glen Davis for providing pizza to the group and to Pam […]
Please Support the Centennial Beach Project The beach is one of the town’s best assets and has for too long been an under-appreciated and under-utilized resource. This is our opportunity to improve it. A “yes” vote at Town Meeting won’t cost you a cent in new taxes, but you’ll reap all the benefits of this […]
Earth Day Events Around Town Earth Day is coming – April 22, 2019. Here are some events around town that you should know about. Spread the word. Thanks for your help!
Small Changes, Big Money Hudson is most the way there on the path to becoming a “Green Community”. By taking a few more small steps, the town will be eligible for ~$165K in initial grant funds and additional grant monies every year. Surrounding towns have received hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years. Maynard […]
Build Greener, Win Grants At the upcoming spring Town Meeting, Hudson will decide whether to implement a Stretch Energy Code for the purpose of becoming a Green Community. Green Community’s are eligible for grants which fund energy saving projects in municipal buildings. So, in addition to the direct benefits of building greener here in Hudson, […]
Our Business Fundraising Efforts Have Begun Now Seeking Sponsors! We are an all-volunteer organization that seeks funding to further our conservation goals. Your financial support enables us to maintain, beautify, and enhance the utilization of, the Town’s conservation properties. Our fundraising appeal: In late 2018 a group of Hudson residents formed a non-profit organization […]
The Trust’s First Public Meeting On Wednesday, January 16th, in the Avidia Bank Community Room, the Hudson Land Trust held its first public meeting. More than thirty residents attended the presentation by the Trust’s board of directors, who were joined by Pam Helinek, Hudson’s Conservation Agent, and Linda Ghiloni of the Community Preservation Committee. The […]
A Brief History of Hudson Before the Pilgrims arrived in North America and established Plimoth Plantation, tribes with names like Narragansett, Ockoocangansett, Wampanoag, and Nipmuck, were living off the land, the rivers, and the lakes in Massachusetts. Eventually, settlers made their way to Hudson as described in reference : Hudson’s recorded history began in the […]
Board of Directors
Gregory Opp, President
Andy Horvitz, Treasurer
Tom Green, Clerk
Hudson Land Trust, Inc
12 Old North Road
Hudson, MA 01749