Southboro Open Land Foundation

people looking over meadow at sunset

2013 Annual Meeting

Published on May 8, 2013 by Hal

The 2013 annual meeting SOLF on May 7 featured a presentation on co-existing with coyotes by John Maguranis, the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Belmont, and the Massachusetts representative to Project Coyote.

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The meeting also featured the presentation of the annual Elaine Beals Conservation Award to Southborough resident Rhonda Russian for her 22 years of service on the Southborough Conservation Commission and her work as an attorney for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Rhonda  also received a proclamation of appreciation  from the Massachusetts House of Representatives presented by State Representative Carolyn Dykema. The Elaine Beals  Award is presented annually by SOLF  to a person who has worked to help protect the environment in Southborough. Rhonda is shown receiving the award from Elaine Beals, and with State Representative Carolyn Dykema and SOLF President Sally Watters.

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Two members of the Board of Trustees were also recognized for their service to SOLF. Outgoing president Sally Watters was presented a drawing from Beals Preserve, and three books were presented to the Southborough Library in honor of long-time trustee Betty Meyer, who is retiring from the board this year.  Congratulations to all.

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