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MLT Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 21
June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Metacomet Welcomes Members and Public to our annual meeting on June 21st at Uxbridge High School.
Our speaker will be Rebecca Colby, PhD, of MassWildlife, who will speak on “Massachusetts Cold Water Streams and the Fish that Live in Them.”
Metacomet Land Trust, a non-profit conservation organization, will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm at the Uxbridge High School at 300 Quaker Highway in Uxbridge. All members are urged to attend. The business meeting will include consideration of amendments to the Articles of Incorporation and election of directors. The Annual Report and associated documents are posted at this link for review by members.
The annual business meeting will be followed by the free public program at 7pm. Come and learn more about our Cold Water Streams and the life they nourish, presented by Rebecca Colby, Aquatic Biologist for MassWildlife.
Becca Colby has been a fisheries professional for over ten years and received her Bachelor’s of Science and Doctoral (PhD) degrees from the University of Connecticut. Becca has worked on the management and conservation of multiple fish species in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, and Alaska. She has particular interest in research-informed management practices, especially related to mitigating the impacts of climate change and habitat degradation. Becca also takes a strong interest in diverse stakeholder engagement and outreach efforts related to natural resources and environmental education.
The program is open to the public and the high school is handicapped accessible.
A field component of the program will follow at a later date with Adam Kautza, Cold Water Fishery Resource Project Leader at MassWildlife, who will demonstrate how a fish survey is conducted. The survey will be done in Uxbridge at a stream on private property. This is also open to the public but space is limited. To learn more please email the land trust at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-271-7131.