Southboro Open Land Foundation

people looking over meadow at sunset

Our 25th Anniversary Celebration

Published on September 16, 2013 by Eileen Samberg

On a glorious Sunday afternoon, September 15, 2013, several hundred people came to Beals Preserve to help SOLF celebrate its 25th anniversary. With generous sponsorship from

  •  Middlesex Savings Bank

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  • Charles F. Choate Fund
  • Digital Federal Credit Union DCU
  • Plourde Family Charitable Trust,

visitors enjoyed walking the trails of Beals Preserve and  the Art on the Trails displays coordinated by Catherine Weber, hearing the music of the Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band,  participating in a silent auction  and viewing the paintings of  Will Kirkpatrick and the Oak Grove Painters. Nature artist and author Gordon Morrison led nature tours and demonstrated illustrating techniques, Emily van Nort provided “Nature” face painting, and Animal Adventures presented a wonderful show for both young and old. Informational displays included John Maguranis of Project Coyote, Dan Guildford of the Southborough Trails Committee, and Carl Guyer from the Southborough Green Technology and Recycling Committee.


More photos by Amanda Watters. Here is a link to lots of photos taken at the celebration by Amanda Watters. Thank you Amanda for sharing them with SOLF.

Photos by Amanda Watters