HALT 2023 Annual Meeting

HALT held its 2023 Annual meeting of members at the Sanctuary in Woodville to a larger than usual audience. Major accomplishments in the last year included many new trail and … Read more

A Wet One

The picture above shows Cold Spring Brook at Braim Farm as it appeared at this time last year, when we had a drought. You could hike right in the stream … Read more

Kate Coleman Completes Marathon for HALT

The Town of Hopkinton has awarded a Boston Marathon Charity Bib to the Hopkinton Area Land Trust for the 2023 BAA Boston Marathon. HALT auctioned off this Charity Bib, and … Read more

HALT Annual Meeting

HALT held its 2022 Annual meeting of members at the Hopkinton Public Library.

HALT Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to Olivia Sward, 2022 recipient of HALT’s $1000 scholarship! This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Hopkinton High School student intending to major in ecology, natural resources/wildlife management, water … Read more

Peloquin Woods Cellar Hole Restoration

At the entrance to Peloquin Woods, there is a unusually extensive complex of stone walls and cellar holes. Few knew it because it was collapsing and so overgrown that it … Read more

HALT Annual Meeting

HALT held its 2021 annual meeting of members in the Masonic Lodge in Hopkinton and virtually through Zoom. You can view a video of the presentation or download the slides … Read more

Fruit Street Expansion

Throughout the summer, HALT volunteers significantly expanded and improved the trail network at the Fruit Street Conservation Area, with several new bridges. A new map was produced that includes the … Read more

New Cameron Woods Signage

The 250-acre Cameron Woods area, which includes the adjacent Phipps Woods and Hopkinton Town Forest, has a reputation as a place to get lost, with its numerous trail intersections. ┬áNow, … Read more

New Bridges at Brook Hollow

HALT board members and steward Paul Kelley built four new bridges and boardwalks at Brook Hollow, spanning several areas that are often wet and muddy. Also some of the rocky, … Read more

New Bridges on Greenwood Trail

A record 12 volunteers built four boardwalk sections and set stepping stones to span a 60-foot wet area of the Greenwood Trail at the Sands Conservation area. These are in … Read more