Good News: The Greenway Is Getting Greener (with your help)
We're Done...Well, Almost Done
Done: Remember that six acres of land that abuts the DeNormandie Woods? (click here to seemap) The land that we asked you to help us purchase so that we could greatly enhance the Cataumet Greenway and expand our walking trails. We are happy to report that, thanks to your support and generosity, the purchase was completed before the mid April deadline and the land now belongs to the Bourne Conservation Trust. This is really good news for the BCT and for all of you who enjoy our trails and the more than 200 acres of open space in our town that has been purchased by or donated to the BCT.
Well, Almost Done: Although the land purchase is complete, we have not yet raised all the funds needed to cover the price of this property. As of this date, contributions received from more than 135 donors total $277,125. This figure includes a $150,000 matching grant. Since any contributions made now will still be matched, dollar for dollar, we have to raise only $22,875 more to cover the full cost of this land. Perhaps you have been meaning to send a contribution, or have been thinking of increasing your contribution to this important project. Any amount that you can send, large or small will be greatly appreciated.
Big thanks to all who have helped us make this happen! Look for updated trail maps soon and be sure to go take a walk along the new trails!
Send it: Donations can be sent to: Bourne Conservation Trust, Box 203, Cataumet, MA 02534
Follow Progress: “Like” us (Bourne Conservation Trust) on Facebook or check here to watch the thermometer fill.
Finally: Thank you in advance for your support and donations, both large and small, toward this important purchase.
Enjoy the trails!
The Bourne Conservation Trust is a private nonprofit land trust with a primary objective of acquiring land and leaving it in its natural state to: protect habitats, provide groundwater recharge, preserve rural ambience, and make it available for recreational and educational purposes. The BCT owns and maintains over 200 acres of open space. Miles of walking trails thread their way through these protected woods and waterfront areas.